New Beginnings Residential Treatment Facilities is now hiring for Direct Care Staff that are energetic, career orientated and self-starters!
Position Summary New Beginnings Residential Treatment Facilities, a premiere Short-Term Residential Treatment Program located in Perris, California has immediate openings for Direct Care Staff. In this role, you will provide regular and consistent supervision for severely abused, neglected, victimized by sex trafficking, at-risk children, and children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges. The Short-Term Residential Treatment Facility serves girls ranging in age from 12 to 18 years. You will be responsible for direct supervision and behavior management of the children at all times.
In addition, you will: * Provide regular and consistent supervision of all children under their care by providing a creative environment using appropriate limit setting and structuring techniques within the boundaries of NBRTF’s standards. * Implement and institute daily routines for the house. This includes evaluating house's structure and its' effectiveness. * Ensure the physical environment in the house meets the requirements as stated by management. Maintain a safe, positive atmosphere for the children. This includes cleaning, cooking and other housekeeping skills. * Implement and institute regular head count tours per policy. * Provide for the basic health needs of the children with the assistance of the NBRTF’s administration staff. This includes providing proper medical care, teaching personal hygiene habits, diet, and general preventative health care. * Retain knowledge of the case history and the existing treatment plan for each child. Possess the ability to provide input for the re-evaluation of each treatment plan through daily observational logging and quarterly documentation that is essential for formulating that plan. * Observe and record the children's daily activities and complete incident reports with objectivity. * Communicate measurable behavior objectives to the children and guide children toward successfully achieving the objectives. * Assist children to identify and overcome barriers that are interfering with learning and the ability to succeed in overcoming the barriers. * Possess the ability to identify children's needs and participate in the development and implementation of interventions for meeting them. This encompasses areas such as: * Education: communicating with school, instituting individual homework plan, teaching, reading, etc. * Emotional growth: building self-esteem, increasing self-control by identifying feelings and coping skills to deal with them. Relationship building and role modeling. * Social Skills: Manners, interaction with peers, and increasing community involvement. * Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements * The qualified candidate will have at least one of the following: * Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree, or * Valid Child Development Teaching Permit, or * Have at least 100 hours working with youth AND at least one of the following: * Completed 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster and Kinship Care Education, or * Valid certificate as a Drug and/or Alcohol Counselor * Have at least one year experience working as a staff or volunteer at a short-term residential treatment center * Or, have relevant life experience in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice system as a caregiver, mentor, probation officer, etc. * Successfully complete employer provided training and be certified in Pro-Act, CPR/First Aid and Food Handler. * Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends * Must have a State of California Driver's License and the ability to pass a 3-tier background clearance * You are hungry for a job where you can make a difference and help create enduring change.
Job Types: Full-time and Part-time positions are available Evening, graveyard and weekend shifts are available
Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour Please submit resume and cover letter and all supporting documents to Careers@nbrtf-ie.org