OMNI Human Resource Management

Youth Care Worker

US-MO-Kansas City
Job ID
2017-1674
Client
reStart, Inc

Overview

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For more than 30 years, reStart Inc. has provided housing and services to homeless youth, families, men, and women to end homelessness in the Kansas City community.

 

A pioneer in the field, reStart is the only homeless agency in Kansas City serving all homeless populations, including singles, couples, gay, straight and transgender individuals, as well as youth ages 12-18, non-traditional families, persons with HIV/AIDS and individuals with substance use and mental health related issues.

 

They are seeking full-time Youth Care Workers to join their team. There are three full-time shifts available, which include: 2pm-10pm Sun-Thurs; 2pm-10pm Tues-Sat; or 10pm-6am Sun-Thurs.

Responsibilities

The goal of the reStart Youth Emergency Shelter (YES) is to provide shelter for homeless and runaway youth ages 12-18 in an environment that is safe and secure for all participants.  Youth Care Workers provide 24/7 supervision and support for youth, answer a 24-hour youth hotline, and full time staff serve as part of a weekly on-call rotation. YES staff is expected to model safe, respectful boundaries, maintain open communication and provide effective, consistent and professional care for youth.

  • Directly supervise and monitor daily activities of youth; interact with youth while providing a safe structured environment.
  • Provide crisis intervention and first aid as needed. Administer approved medications according to the guidelines of the Missouri Child Care Association.
  • Document all significant events/encounters including observed behavior, all telephone contacts, all visits by family, friends, and other agency representatives, medication(s) administered, performance of assigned chores, rule infractions and other required information.
  • Complete all progress notes/shift logs by the end of each shift, as well as monthly statistics tracking.
  • Answer telephone and youth hotline calls. Complete intake and discharge procedures.
  • Participate in staff meetings and the required 40 hours of training annually.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED, and two years of verifiable work experience in a related field; or two years of college and verifiable work experience.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, be insurable by agency insurance carrier, and have ability to operate the van.
  • Must possess good communication skills, empathy, positive attitude, and be non-judgmental.
  • Be able to complete training including First Aid, CPR, Medication Administration, as well as on-going training throughout the year.
  • Must be able to pass state screening for child abuse, criminal background check and drug test.
  • Must be available full-time for desired shift (2pm-10pm Sun-Thurs; 2pm-10pm Tues-Sat; or 10pm-6am Sun-Thurs.)
  • Compensation is $12/hour.

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OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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