Youth & Child Care Sp-PD

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Caregiving/Babysitting

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* Child Care* YOUTH04280Part-Time997 East 179th Street 3NBronx, NY, USA### Description* Supervise and support pregnant/parenting teens. Actively participate in effective implementation of recreation and structured programming for residents. Teach independent living skills (i.e. laundry, cleaning, cooking) and effective parents skills (positive role modeling); and co-facilitate groups when necessary; participate in the training and implementation of Trauma Systems Therapy and the successful dissemination of a strengths based behavior management system among residents, maintaining a thriving therapeutic milieu;* Provide safe child care and developmentally appropriate learning to call children in the program;* Change diapers, bathe, dress and feed children, as need or instructed. In the absence of the program cook, assist with meal preparation for residents;* Administer medications to the adolescent mothers, pregnant teens and children, as instructed; accurately document that medication on required forms;* Prepare room for new admission (sanitize and clean room, make bed with fresh linens, make room with welcoming basket), facilitate new admission orientation (review Resident M/C Program Manual), and ensure proper medical clearances;* Uphold expectations of the Primary role once/if selected and implement trauma informed responses with youth.* Assisting the pregnant and parenting residents in developing effective parenting skills and positive behavior while promoting independence;* Comply with Agency rules, policies and procedure, as well as uphold Program standard operating procedures for Youth & Child Care Workers and residents;* Ensure that proper documentation is submitted in a timely manner, including but not limited to daily shift logs, program notes on residents, medication reports, and incident reports;* Report all problems/critical incidents and/or unusual situations pertaining to the adolescents and/or their children to the Lead Youth and Child Care Specialist, Program Director, Supervisor and/or Social Workers. Document all critical, serious and unusual incidents in the communication log and write internal Incident Reports;* Conduct room checks, at least every 30 minutes throughout the shift, as required by New York State regulations and program policy;* Read communication log at the beginning of each shift; accurately document in the communication log what transpires throughout your shift.* Prepare rooms for new admissions (i.e., sanitize and clean room, make bed with fresh linens, make room welcoming with welcome basket).* Work collaboratively with case planning team to ensure youths goals are identified and consistently monitored.* Promote and maintain a safe, secure and nurturing environment for residents;* Escort residents to ER visits, medical appointments and school, as directed;* Participate in orientation for new client admissions, treatment update and case planning meetings;* Ensure that all residents attend structured program activities, including weekly therapeutic group, independent living groups, birthing & parenting groups; health & human sexuality groups, tutoring and mentoring groups;* Remain flexible and comfortable with changing duties and schedules to accommodate program needs; and* Perform other tasks as assigned.## Qualifications### Education**Required**HS Graduate or Equivalent or better### Experience**Required****1 year:**child care*Posted:* April 12, 2019

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