Youth Care Associate - 7p-7a full-time and PRN

Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes - Owensboro, KY 42303 (Midtown East area)
September 4, 2020
Youth Care Associate - 7p-7a full-time and PRN
Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes
Owensboro, KY 42303
Job details
$12.00 - $12.50 an hour
Job Type
Evening (Required)
Overnight (Required)
• Education: • High school or equivalent
• License: • Driver's License
• Work authorization: • United States
• Shifts: • Evening
• Overnight
Full Job Description
Change a life, every single day. The Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission driven individuals interested in life-changing work. Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is a person of worth, entitled to God’s gift of wholeness of life.
Are you a person with a passion to care for youth, encourage hope and advance their healing? If you say “Yes,” we would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about joining our team of mission driven women and men providing direct care services and supervision for youth to ensure their healing in our Residential Treatment and Independent Living programs.
The agency embraces the philosophy of the Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni and seeks staff who embody these characteristics.
KyUMH will provide you with . . .
• Full pay while you train and learn about our youth counseling (advocacy, care) programs
• Employee Assistance Program
• Affordable benefits for full time – health, dental, vision, vacation, retirement and more
• A regular schedule that will help you plan your life and meet your needs
• Opportunities in the greater Lexington area for gaining and expanding your professional skills.
Qualities of a successful Youth Care Associate are:
• Mission driven with a passion for caring for Youth and their families.
• Works well in a team environment.
• Ability to self-motivate.
• Works well under pressure.
• Ability to handle several projects at once and prioritize as needed.
KyUMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer
KyUMH is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Job Specifications
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Must have a valid state of residence driver’s license.
• Successful completion of a thorough background check.
• High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree in related field or four years’ experience with direct childcare in a residential or mental health setting preferred.
• Maintains required annual training as applicable per education level. Additional training is required and provided for those without a degree or experience.
• Is trained in Safe Crisis Management (SCM) Emergency Safety Physical Interventions (ESPI). Training provided by agency. Remains current on ESPI review. Is willing to use ESPI when necessary in keeping with our policy.
• Is trained in CPR and First Aid. Remains current. Training is provided by agency.
Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities (not all-inclusive):
• Teaching appropriate behavior.
• Acting as a positive role model (i.e.: appropriate language, dress, and social skills).
• Creating and participating in recreational activities.
• Supporting treatment plan implementation (includes knowledge of client treatment issues, teaching skills to improve functioning, facilitating weekly 1:1 mentoring).
• Providing knowledge to improve life skills.
• Provide close supervision of clients, observing and responding to changes using positive reinforcement and appropriate techniques to de-escalate negative behaviors.
• Assuming responsibility for a variety of campus activities, including but not limited to: driving an agency vehicle, transporting clients, preparing clients for visits, clothing or supply shopping.
• Willing and capable of physically managing children when they are a danger to themselves or others (training will be provided).
• Encouraging a safe and healthy lifestyle (i.e.: meal preparation, routine chore supervision, laundry, cleaning tasks).
• Works cooperatively with all staff.
• Communicates all pertinent information to supervisor and the treatment team.
• Accountable for proper documentation of tasks, notes and regular program checks.
• Assures that clients are aware of all safety procedures relative to hazards and emergencies.
• Ensures that routine health care and first aid (per policy and procedures) are provided to each client.
• Assures proper dispensation and documentation of medication (training provided).
• Attends all required meetings and trainings.
• Communicates effectively with all staff.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $12.00 to $12.50 per hour
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $12.00 - $12.50 per hour
• Dental insurance
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Retirement plan
• Vision insurance
• 12 hour shift
• Monday to Friday
• Night shift
• Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:
We are following CDC guidelines to minimize the risk of Covid-19 in all of our programs.
• High school or equivalent (Required)
• Driver's License (Required)
Work authorization:
• United States (Required)
• Evening (Required)
• Overnight (Required)
Application Question:
• Are you able to provide proof that you are 21 years of age or older? Agency policy has set the minimum age of employees as 21 years of age.
Work Location:
• One location
Typical start time:
• 7PM
Typical end time:
• 7AM
Pay Frequency:
• Bi weekly or Twice monthly
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
• Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
• Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
This Job Is:
• Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
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Benefit Conditions:
• Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
• No