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Careers with the Youth Service Bureau

Looking to start a career with the Youth Service Bureau? Below you will find current job postings, you can apply by filling out an application, and emailing it along with a copy of your resume to heidi.bouse@ysbjc.com, or by delivering one to our office at 603 West Arch Street, Portland, Indiana 47371.

DIRECT CARE WORKER (3RD SHIFT)

Full-time, 3rd shift position available working in a residential setting. Will be working with youth ages 6-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be insurable. Prefer a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field, but will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED. Applicants with food preparation experience preferred. Minimum starting pay $13 per hour.

Applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, follow specific rules/guidelines, and be able to think quickly on their feet. Applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care. EOE.

Typically, Monday – Friday, 12:00 midnight – 8:00am

(Position requires irregular work hours. May be scheduled for holidays as needed)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Maintain general supervision of residents and related activities at all times to ensure cohesiveness within the environment and among all residents

· Assist residents in coping with out of home placement (i.e. addressing separation issues)

· Preparation of meals and snacks for residents

· Coordinate menu planning/dietary needs of residents with Medical Coordinator

· Ensure proper storage of all food and supplies

· Complete weekly inventory of all supplies and food items

· Complete inventory worksheet each week and turn into housekeeping Monday morning by 8am

· Complete grocery list by Monday at 8am each week and turn into housekeeping

· Complete bed checks on each resident every 10 minutes throughout the shift

· Check all washers and dryers each night, complete laundry as necessary

· Supervise and instruct residents in basic living skills such as personal hygiene, proper attire, eating habits, care of clothing, and completion of all personal and household chores

· Attend weekly staff meeting

· Assist in implementation of individualized treatment program per therapist’s instructions

· Maintain accurate documentation with regard to daily log, medication records, daily chores inspection, daily assessment forms, incident reports, grievance forms, and all other records which note each resident’s behavior and attitude while in residence, as applicable and in accordance with state regulations and accreditation standards

· Provide appropriate variety of disciplines as needed for infractions as necessitated

· Safely drive 15 passenger van, other agency vehicles, and personal vehicle

· Have current certification in First Aid and CPR

· Serve as an appropriate role model in physical appearance, social skills, and daily interaction with co-workers and residents

· Participate in a minimum of 20 hours of training each year

· Assist in orientation and direct training of new personnel

· Take information on telephone call from placing agency on potential placements and relay information to Case Manager for approval

· Responsible to clean inside and outside cabinets and refrigerator each week

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour

Direct Care Worker (Part-Time)

Job Description

Multiple part-time positions available, potentially leading to full-time work, covering openings on all shifts in a residential setting as needed, consistent weekend hours available weekly or bi-weekly. Will be working with youth ages 10-19. Applicant must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be insurable. Prefer a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other related human service field, will accept resumes with a high school diploma or GED.

Direct Care applicants must be willing to participate as a member of a team, hold youth accountable for behaviors, possess skills in re-direction and crisis intervention, and follow specific rules/guidelines. Direct Care applicants should expect to be on their feet for the majority of shifts worked attending to the numerous responsibilities of the position. Direct Care applicants must be able to role model appropriate behavior and socially accepted interaction 100% of the time. Direct Care applicants must be able to mentor the youth in care and develop appropriate and effective rapport with the youth in care. Minimum starting pay of $13 per hour.

Work Schedule: Typically,

First Shift: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Second Shift: 3:00pm – 11:00pm or 4:00pm – 12:00 midnight

Third Shift: 12 midnight to 8:00 am

-Regular shifts may occur on an every weekend or every other weekend rotation

-Relief Direct Care Workers are scheduled for holidays when needed

-All Relief Direct Care Workers are expected to work at least one 8-hour shift per month.*

*Note: Failure to work at least one 8-hour shift per month or to receive approved accommodation from your direct supervisor will be taken as notice of voluntary termination of employment.

This position reports to Residential Program Manager.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Maintain general supervision of residents and related activities at all times to ensure cohesiveness within the environment among all residents.
  • Complete preparation of meals and snacks. Third shift personnel complete as much of meal as possible during shift. First and second shift complete and serve meals.
  • Instruct and guide residents in basic living skills such as personal hygiene, proper attire, eating habits, care of clothing, money management, dealing with structured and unstructured time, completion of all personal and household chores.
  • Supervise residents and document room check log every 10 minutes throughout the night (third shift is awake staff).
  • Assist residents in coping with out of home placement (i.e. addressing separation issues).
  • Attend at least one monthly staff meeting each month occurring every Wednesday morning at 8:30am. (Failure to attend a staff meeting at least ten months out of the year or not attending two months in a row results in voluntary termination of employment unless arrangements have been made with immediate supervisor.)
  • Assist in implementation of individualized treatment program per therapist’s instructions.
  • Maintain accurate documentation with regard to daily log, medication records, bank statements, telephone and contact logs, daily chores inspection, daily assessment forms, incident reports, and all other records, which note each resident’s behavior and attitude while in residence, as applicable.
  • Provide appropriate variety of discipline as needed for infractions of an immediate nature or as necessitated.
  • Safely drive 15-passenger van and other agency vehicles.
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR.
  • Serve as an appropriate role model in physical appearance, social skills, and daily interaction with co-workers and residents.
  • Participate in a minimum of 10 hours of training each year.
  • Orientation and direct training of new personnel as assigned.
  • Take information on telephone call from placing agency on potential placements. Relay information to case manager for approval. Complete intake paper work on any new placement.
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Please submit the application found at http://www.ysbjc.com/careers.html in addition to your resume. EOE.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 /hour

Home-based Therapist

The Youth Service Bureau of Jay County, Inc. has a full-time position available providing Home Based Family Centered Therapy to children, youth, and adults in and around Jay and Blackford County. EOE.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s or Doctorate degree with a current license issued by the Indiana Behavioral

Health and Human Services Licensing Board as one of the following: 1) Social

Worker, 2) Clinical Social Worker, 3) Marriage and Family Therapist, 4) Mental

Health Counselor 5) Marriage and Family Therapist Associate and 6) Mental Health

Counselor Associate.

OR

Master’s degree with a temporary permit issued by the Indiana Behavioral Health and

Human Services Licensing Board as one of the following: 1) Social Worker, 2)

Clinical Social Worker, 3) Marriage and Family Therapist and 4) Mental Health Counselor.

In addition, Home Based Family Centered Therapy applicants should have/possess:

  • Knowledge of family of origin/intergenerational issues
  • Knowledge of child abuse/neglect
  • Knowledge of child and adult development
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Belief in helping clients change, to increase the level of functioning, and knowledge of strength-based initiatives to bring about change
  • Belief in the family preservation philosophy
  • Knowledge of motivational interviewing
  • Skillful in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Skillful in the use of evidence-based strategies

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

The Youth Service Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer