RTA-Behavior Support Worker

Posted: 1/16/19

Type: Full-Time

Description:
To provide a safe, healthy environment that supports acquisition and utilization of pro-social skills for youth residing in The House of the Good Shepherd RTA program.

Qualifications:
-High School Diploma or Equivalency; some higher education preferred. 1 year experience working with children and families.
-Current valid NYS driver's license
-Good verbal and written communication skills

Various schedules available must be willing to work day,evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Responsibilities:
-Supervise youth in their daily routine in accordance with agency policy and procedures and program protocols;
-Participate in the development and implementation of ongoing activity programs for youth in care;
-Maintain a safe, clean and homelike environment for youth in care;
-Manage all behavioral problems in a manner that reflects the agency Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training and agency policy and procedures;
-Provide feedback regarding individualized treatment plans and implement these plans as defined by the youths primary therapist/treatment team;
-Regularly participate in staff meetings and supervision;
-Ensure completion of all written documentation as defined by program and agency policy and procedure;
-Ensure that all program and agency policies and procedures are followed;
-In the absence of the shift supervisor or other assigned staff, pass medication in accordance with physicians orders and record medications given according to agency guidelines and procedures;
-Participate in QI training and actively participate in the agency Quality Improvement Program;
-Successfully complete all required agency training as defined by program and agency policy;
-Other related tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor;

Notes:
-Competitive hourly wages.
-Excellent benefit package.

HGS is an EOE and Drug Free Workplace



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Location:
Utica, NY

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