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Youth Care Worker. Job in New Orleans FOX8 Jobs

Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
10 Jun 2022
POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Care Worker teaches skills and monitors youth behavior in accordance with an individualized service plan. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
  • Assists in the supervision and training of youth.
    • Assesses and monitors youth skills and progress to determine skill development needs and priorities.
    • Uses the Boys Town Model to teach and monitor behaviors and skills in accordance with individualized service plans.
    • Monitors activities and maintains a safe living and learning environment for youth.
    • Monitors, supports, and encourages academic performance and educational success.
    • Models appropriate relationships with youth and staff.
    • Attends consultation meetings, staff meetings, and shift transition meetings.
    • Assists in processing documents for youth intake and departure, updates files, and assists in the preparation of youth summaries and reports.
    • Observes and participates in mediation and planning conferences with youth and their families.
    • Attends to youth medical and physical conditions as needed.
    • Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth to and from school, appointments, and outings.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to build and sustain trust to facilitate successful, professional relationships.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
About Boys Town Nebraska: A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed. Our employees are our supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life. Date Posted: March 21, 2022 This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 620976941-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Boys Town
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent