Youth Care Worker (9692)
Youth Care | Fort Worth, TX | Contract
InGenesis is currently sourcing for a Youth Care Worker to work with our potential client located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area. This position is dependent on contract award. In this role, you will provide direct care supervision for Unaccompanied Children (UC) in accordance with all local and federal standards/regulations.
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Conduct intake services for incoming UC.
Provide basic needs and supplies to UC upon arrival.
Monitor behavioral management and therapeutic activities.
Perform crisis intervention as needed.
Provide safe, clean living space.
Conduct regular and consistent headcounts of UC under care.
Document interactions. progress, and forms in database.
Assist UC with social skills, anger management, and daily living skills.
Plan and implement social and recreational activities.
Accompany UC to therapy sessions, airport, appointments, outings, etc.
Follow individual and behavior support plans to provide appropriate services to UC.
Report UC safety hazards and risks.
Assist in evacuation of UC as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
Ensure program operations, goals, and objectives are being met and UC are receiving the highest quality of services and support.
Perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Preferred: Bilingual in English and Spanish.
- 1+ year of experience in the child welfare field, working with children or adolescents.
- Skills in conflict resolution and de-escalation.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal/written).
- Strong organizational and task prioritization skills.
- Proficient with basic computer skills, Microsoft Office, and documentation programs/databases.
- Must be able to work extended shifts during periods of influx, including 12-hr shifts at least once a week. Weekend rotations may be required.
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.
InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at https://www.ingenesis.com/careers/site-accommodations.