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Youth Care Worker

Company: One Hope United
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The position is a Full-Time Youth Care Worker position at our Waukegan Home. There will be case aide responsibilities associated with the position. As well as provide constant supervision and maintaining structure, discipline, a clean and healthy atmosphere of the residential home. We are currently hiring for both 2nd and 3rd Shift Hours are roughly scheduled (2 PM-10 PM & 11 PM-8 AM) Flexibility preferred Qualifications High School Diploma / General Educational Development
Bachelor of Social Work or better preferred Experience 1 to 3 years in Youth Care Services or related preferred Other A valid driver's license and driving record that allows the staff member to be eligible for coverage by One Hope United insurance, as well as approval to transport youth by DCFS. Must be at minimum 21 years of age. Job Duties Include: Performing duties associated with the day-to-day training, modeling, and skill-building of a residential home for youth
Teaching and participating in individual and group instruction in daily living, recreational activities, social skills, and independent living skills as prescribed by each youth's Individual Treatment Plan and the OHU Residential Program Plan
Participate in training and maintain certification in the implementation of the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) approved behavior modification program
Following One Home United Residential Program Plan, including daily schedule, administration of consequences, and mental health treatment plans of youth in residential care
Demonstrating the highest investment in and commitment to quality improvement practices in order to continuously improve the delivery of services to our residents
Participation and contribution to a treatment team of a residential home of youth assigned, including attending weekly team meetings and staffings, as required
Attend training, seminars, and conferences as assigned by supervisory or administrative staff
Complete in a timely and accurate fashion all documentation required for the position
Treat with absolute confidence all information concerning agency residents and programs
Responsibilities would include transporting clients to visits, appointments, court Physical Requirements: must be physically able to complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention restraint training and participate in TCI restraints, as needed. We Invest In You! Tuition assistance up to $2500 per year
Up to 4 weeks paid Vacation Days; up to 6 paid Personal Days and up to 5 paid Sick days annually
Medical, dental, vision, 403b Retirement, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and short-term disability options
Agency paid life up to $50K based on salary
Voluntary Supplemental Life for Employee, Spouse, and Child(ren)
Voluntary Legal Plans
Agency paid long term after 1 year of employment
Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities A Different Kind Of Employer One Hope United is strong and ready to grow. Are you ready to grow with us?800 talented professionals strong, serving 10,000 children and families in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida
Fiscally stable, $50 Million agency- strong since 1895
Energetic leadership and a rich community of support One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. OHU participates in eVerify. In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from One Hope United, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. #INDILPL

Keywords: One Hope United, Waukegan , Youth Care Worker, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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