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YOUTH CARE WORKER

ULSTER COUNTY

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Category:

PART TIME

Status:

PER DIEM

Type of Business

NON PROFIT

Job Qualifications:

Schedule and Pay:

  • Hours: Part time, Evenings and Weekends, Per Diem
  • Pay Range: $13-$15, Depending on Experience
  • Location: Ulster County

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Focuses on individual and group needs of the children and works closely with the Cottage/Group Home Manager to meet those needs.
  • Provides the physical care and protection needed for the children.
  • Schedules, organizes, encourages and participates in various kinds of games and activities in accordance with the therapeutic planning for the individual child and the other members of the community.
  • Maintains that the Cottage is clean and orderly and assists residents with performing chores that correspond with this objective.
  • Guides the resident to meet Cottage expectations. Utilizes a variety of counseling techniques including: listening, giving information, reassurance, as well as support.
  • Communicates significant findings to the Cottage Manager. Completes Incident reports on regular basis, completes daily log as incidents occur.
  • Adheres to the daily structure set up by their Cottage.
  • Implements Therapeutic Crisis Intervention on a regular basis. Maintains TCI certification by attending refresher training's provided by agency every 6 months
  • Sets clear boundaries with youth
  • Drives agency vehicle with care and ensures cleanliness after use
  • Follows NYS Justice Center Code of Conduct
  • Follow requirements as a Mandated Reporter per the NYS Justice System
  • Perform other related duties as required

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Be a positive role model, sets clear boundaries
  • Ability to work with youth from diverse cultures
  • Must have an interest in working with youth in a residential setting

Education, Training and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Associate's Degree Preferred
  • Valid clean driver’s license
  • Must pass Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and maintain yearly certification
  • Must pass drug test & background check
  • Must pass physical

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


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