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Youth Care Specialist - Part Time

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong and communities are vibrant.LSF is looking for a talented Youth Care Specialist Part-Timewho wants to make an impact in the lives of others.We're offering SIGN-ON BONUSES!$500 SIGN-ON BONUS (paid in two increments at 3 and 6 months of employment).Purpose & ImpactThis is a direct service delivery position. The Youth Care SpecialistI PT supervises youth ages 10-17, provides quality care, ensures a safe and secure environment and transports and accompanies residents with outside activities. As the Youth Care Specialist, you will be that role model and encourage each resident to pursue educational growth as well as everyday life skills.A Day in the Life of aYouth Care SpecialistProvide supportive environment for youth.Provide daily security and up-keep of facility.As directed, participate in the implementation and monitoring of client case plans.Participate in various in-service training sessions.Attend staff meetings, as directed.Assist with supervision of residents during activities.Effectively manages behavior and supervision of residents during activities.Assign and supervise chores.Prepare meals as needed.Screen clients, conduct initial intakes and administer client satisfaction surveys when so directed.Complete required initial paperwork for clients.Oversee shelter clients self-administering all medication.Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsPhysical Requirements:Ability and flexibility to work extended hours and be flexible with schedulingValid state driver's license and proof of auto insuranceExperience:Minimum of one (1) year experience working with youth/troubled youth in an organized/structured setting preferred.Skills/Abilities:Dependability, discretion, and good judgement are essential.Ability to establish effective relationships with clients, co-workers and the general public.Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.Team player with co-workers and administratorsLutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunityemployer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida, Pensacola , Youth Care Specialist - Part Time, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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