Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) in Hemet is currently hiring Residential Youth Workers for our adolescent girls home. Overnight Shifts . Weekend Shift Differential of $2.00 hourly. Ability to pass background checks including DOJ, FBI, Child Abuse, and drug screen. Must be 21 or older, have a valid California driver's license, and a good driving record. BA degree, or 12 units Early Child units + 100 hours experience working with youth, or one year of previous Adolescent Group Home experience is required. $18.00 per hour. Call today for more information and an application. (951) 765-6955.
Job Title: (DCS) Direct Care Staff
Job Description: The Direct Care Staff functions in all of the day-to-day care and supervision of the adolescent, i.e., transportation and care, wake-up, meals, recreation, counseling, assaultive crisis intervention, schooling needs, parental/nurture needs, sleep, etc. while following the principles of trauma-informed care. The DCS performs many of the functions performed by specialized staff in larger facilities (i.e. cook, housekeeper, laundry worker, etc.).
BA or BS degree; or Child Development Teaching Permit; or 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster and Kinship Care Education plus 100 hours of related experience; or a valid certificate as an Alcohol Counselor, Drug Counselor plus 100 hours of experience working with youth; or Vocational Training certificate, credential or documentation demonstrating experience instructing children in vocational skills plus 100 hours of experience working with youth; or one year previous group home or short-term residential therapeutic experience.
Must possess all minimum C.F.L.C. required qualifications and clearances
Knowledge of residential group care and the needs and dynamics of adolescents in group care
Records: Accurate, thorough and timely recording of all medical entries, Daily Level System, outside contacts, menus, Incident Report’s, and log entries and ensures outside reporting is accomplished.
Supervision of Residents: Constant awareness of client census and location to ensure client’s well-being and safety. Consistent enforcement/assistance with successful task completion i.e., house/animal farm chores, room, group activities, free time, house rules. Overnight Shifts: Complete overnight checklists and hourly call-ins. Required to work on-duty meal periods as necessary to meet program standards. Must remain in general supervision of residents during rest breaks.
Safeguards the dignity and protects the rights and individuality of each adolescent in care so as to enhance the adolescent’s self-respect, while safeguarding culturally sensitive, trauma-informed care.
Participate in primary crisis prevention/intervention. Utilize verbal de-escalation techniques according to training received from employer through a designated professional crisis intervention program. Physical interventions should be utilized only as a last resort and administered according to crisis intervention plan.
Job Knowledge: Possess and/or attain practical technical knowledge required by licensing agencies i.e. Title XXII, C.F.L.C. Policy and Procedure, Daily Level System philosophy and House Rules.
Reliability: Trustworthy toward task completion and follow up. Follows and encourages conformity to all appropriate schedules, i.e., meals, laundry, shopping, etc. Attends and participates in Staff Meetings and Child Care Worker Training.
Availability: Punctual and reliable for scheduled shifts.
Creativity: Proposes ideas, finds new and better ways of doing things (impromptu recreation). Presents own ideas clearly and concisely. Can support other’s ideas.
Initiative: Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results and/or additional duties as needed. Ensures the home, grounds are maintained in compliance with State/County and Safety standards. Report issues needing repair.
Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated ability to cooperate, work and communicate with co-workers, subordinates and/or outside contacts. Is able to benefit from constructive criticism.
Role Model: Must maintain consistent example in speech, dress, respect for others, eating habits, leave non-job problems home, co-worker difficulties do not interfere with job performance, promotes harmony within C.F.L.C.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $18.00 hour; $2.00 hour weekend shift differential
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 per hour
COVID-19 Safety protocol in place including vaccine, booster & mask requirements, staff, client, and visitor screening.
Work Location: One location