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Direct Care Worker (Palmdale)

compensation: Hourly, based on experience
employment type: full-time
job title: Direct Care Worker
Direct Care Staff for Nonprofit STRTP Home
**DO NOT EMAIL RESUME IF NO EXPERIENCE WITH YOUTH**

Location: Palmdale, CA.
Pay Range: TBD hourly, based on experience, Full time

Our mission statement is to have the youth discover that anything is possible for themselves and their life and that they make the difference in the world. They get to choose and create how their futures goes!

The Opportunity
Join us in making a direct impact on the lives of youth! Become part of our rapidly growing 501(c)(3) organization in the STRTP (Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program) home space! Our nonprofit is a leading provider of transformative programs for foster youth from social services, welfare agencies, and juvenile courts. With us, you'll receive comprehensive training and development opportunities, fully funded by us, to evolve into a compassionate, powerful leader. Experience a culture where accountability, compassion, integrity, and love thrive in every moment at the Home.

This Home
Our Home includes up to 6 male clients ages 14-18. We are committed to empowering the youth and are committed to having them get how great they are, how loved they are, and how supported they are.

Position Overview
The Direct Care Staff is responsible for modeling and teaching social, independent living skills. This position supervises, supports, and guides teens in a safe, therapeutic, and empowering environment in residential care, and provides emotional regulation and behavioral support. They are also willing to be trained and developed into leaders through courses and programs funded by us.

Responsibilities
(1) Provides regular and consistent supervision of all youth under care throughout the day

(2) Actively interact with youth, develops and maintains constructive relationships, and serves as a positive role model using appropriate limit-setting and structuring techniques within the boundaries of our nonprofit residential care practices.

(3) Provides for the basic health needs of the youth with the assistance of the medical staff to include providing proper medication administration, teaching personal hygiene routines, diet and first aid for minor injuries and providing access to medical care.

(4) Applies crisis intervention with youth to include primary preventative measures before a child requires further disciplinary action, or change of placement.

(5) Uses agency vehicle(s) to transport residents for routine community activities, school, court appointments, medical appointments, family visits, emergency situations, and any other required and/or scheduled appointments.

Education/Experience
Please list all education and experience on your resumé.
Other Requirements
-At least 21 years of age
-Must be coachable and bring LOVE daily
-Willing to be trained and developed through courses and programs
-Committed to your well being, health and wellness—active hobbies etc…
-Possess a valid, unrestricted driver's license
-Clear fingerprint background screening through the Department of Justice, FBI and Child Abuse Index
-Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills and patience for a diverse population
-Ability to use and navigate Word and Excel
-Powerfully deal with challenging circumstances
-Spend a portion of time with the youth indoors and outdoors
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7751384498

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