Direct Care Staff - Night Shift

Direct Care Staff report to the Facility Manager. Direct Care Staff Members shall be a minimum of 21 years of age, pass all background clearances qualify for the LUYH approved drivers list, CPR/first aid certified and shall qualify for the position by meeting at least one for the following qualifications:

 

● Have a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree;

 

● Have a valid Child Development Teaching Permit;

 

● Have completed 12 semesters units of Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster and Kinship Care Education and have 100 hours of experience working with youth.

 

● Have a valid Vocational Training certificate, credential or documentation demonstrating that the individual is a trade journeyperson who instructs children in vocational skills and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth.

 

● Have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year.

 

● Have relevant experience as determined by the Department to meet any of the above requirements.

 

● Relevant life experience in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice as a consumer, mentor or care giver or other relevant experience as determined by the department

DIRECT CARE STAFF (Nightshift)

 

 ● Responsible for providing child-care coverage during the midnight hours, Monday-Sunday.

 

● Responsible for checking on youths while they sleep in 15-minute intervals

 

● Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.

 

● Responsible to ensure laundry services are completed, as well as other light clean up and maintenance.

 

● Aid in wake-up responsibilities.

 

● Know and abide by agency policies

 

● Disallow youth to exchange clothing or items of personal property without approval.

 

● Invoke staffing team disciplinary action to be carried while on duty.

 

● Participate in staff meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars required by the agency.

 

● Attendance at all treatment team meetings and in-service training mandatory.

 

● Responsible for recording daily activity every 15 to 22 minutes in logbook: incident reports, and other monitoring devices.

 

● Crisis and/or on-call responsibilities as needed. Direct Care Staff report to the facility managers/ Administrators

 

Pay: $16/Hour