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LA-YCW3-04.21 Youth Care Worker - 3rd Shift - Loma Alta

Company: Caliburn International
Location: Los Fresnos
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Our vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United

States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi's solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.

SCOPE:

The Youth Care Worker is responsible for all direct care to adolescents ages 13-17. They provide continuous line of sight supervision at all times to their assigned children. They ensure quality care of all children and follow all contract agency policies. Assist children with their valuable, clothing, laundry and appointments. They report to the Lead Youth Care Worker.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides direct supervision of children in care, and maintain line-of-sight at all times

Provides oversight during recreation, meal time, relaxing time, and play

Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity;

Ability to read, write and converse in English and Spanish

Ability to remain calm and composed under stress; and

Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors throughout the

entire duration of their shift period, which lasts 8 hours or more on a

typical shift.

Must be able to stand, bend, or stoop for the entire duration of the shift,

as necessary.

Must be able to perform emergency behavioral intervention (EBI) for UAC

in care (as applicable per contract and/or cooperative agreements)

Must be prepared and physically able to respond with appropriate

protocol in a variety of dynamic supervision situations with clients of 0-17

years in age.

Assists during transition and movement of children from one activity to the next and one physical location to another

Interacts with children in an appropriate manner, including playing games or during

recreational time

Ensures that all contract agency policies and procedures are adhered to

Ensures quality care for all children residents and timely response to UAC needs

Ensures that all children's needs are provided for such as protection of valuables,

clothing distribution, laundry services, etc.

Provides reports to manager regarding children's needs, activities and

documentation of time/location

Attends appropriate internal and external meetings

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

OTHER DUTIES:

Performs duties in a safe manner.

Follows the corporate safety policy.

Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals.

Ensures the safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.

Maintains a clean and orderly work area

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum age of 21 years or older

High school diploma or its equivalent

Bilingual in Spanish & English (Read, Write, Speak)

Clean criminal background check

Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or child protective services check

Meet the requirements of the contract for all immunizations (Emergency Task Order or Cooperative Agreement)

Able to evacuate at short notice to accompany residents possibly to a different city for several days at a time.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with children in child welfare or social service setting

Excellent presentation skills as well as oral and written communication skills

Proficiency with computer, common office equipment, and MS Office products

required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to ascend/descend stairs

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

Visual acuity required to complete paperwork, computer work and direct line of sight supervision of staff

Able to communicate verbally and listen for constant surveillance of staff activities

Able to withstand changing environmental conditions with weather (rain, lightning, extreme heat and winds)

In a sudden or emergency event, staff must at all times be physically able to run,jump, lunge, twist, push, pull, and assist evacuating an adolescent to safety.

Able to withstand and manipulate through construction areas, sports fields, etc.

Ability to stand; particularly for sustained periods of time

Caliburn International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Caliburn International, Brownsville , LA-YCW3-04.21 Youth Care Worker - 3rd Shift - Loma Alta, Other , Los Fresnos, Texas

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