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Job: Bilingual Youth Care Worker

Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center

Bilingual Youth Care Worker

Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center

Job Description

Job Type: Full time, Hourly

Wage: $19.50/hr.

Location: Canon City, CO.

Job Description

Hiring Bilingual Youth Care Workers in Canon City, CO: $5,000 HIRING BONUS - EARN HIGHER WAGES as BILINGUAL (English / Spanish) YOUTH CARE WORKER

As a Youth Care Worker you are responsible for providing personalized care and services to youth in care that upholds program policies and procedures in accordance with licensure, funder, and agency requirements. This includes ensuring the client’s rights to a safe, culturally sensitive, and age-appropriate environment. The Youth Care Worker routinely assists in the daily activities and monitoring of clients as indicated by the client’s service plan, which includes personal care, socialization, education, recreation, orientation, behavior management, and safety plans. As part of the program treatment team, the Youth Care Worker is responsible for the daily documentation of client behavior and incident reporting. Youth Care Workers participate in quality activities through their active contribution in monthly shift meetings, departmental meetings, program meetings, and required ongoing training. The successful candidate will have strong communication, organization and time management skills.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • You have a High School diploma or GED
  • You have a minimum of 1-year experience in the child welfare field working with children and/or adolescents in a social service setting or 1-year experience working with vulnerable populations.

The Skills and Assets You Bring, and More

  • You are Bilingual in Spanish and English (read, write and speak)
  • You possess strong writing, speaking, active listening, and presenting skills
  • You have a pleasant disposition and professional demeanor
  • You can appropriately handle and maintain confidential information
  • You can prioritize work responsibilities, handle multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • You demonstrate knowledge and understanding of professional boundaries with children in care, staff, and volunteers
  • You understand and support a trauma-informed system of care and committed to providing quality, trauma-informed treatment supportive services as per program guidelines and services
  • You must be able to work on a flexible schedule as needed to meet work, program, and project deadlines
  • You can work the 2:45 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. shift

Minimum Requirements: The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year applicable experience or Associate’s Degree preferred. (Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university.)

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including: Paid time, off Paid holidays, 401(k), 401(k) matching, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible spending account, Health savings account, Tuition Reimbursement, Reduced tuition rates, Employee discount, Employee assistance program, Pet insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid training, Other benefits available

**Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “Visit” below for more detail on this specific job.

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