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Youth & Child Care Specialist - AOBH (Bronx - 32hrs/wk. - Overnight)

Company: The New York Foundling
Location: Bronx
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionSupervise 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 the designated evidence based model 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 Specialists 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, Residence Supervisor, Program Director, SW Supervisor and/or Social.Scheduled Work Hours Per Week: 32Schedule: Friday - Monday 11:30 pm - 7:30 amREQUIREMENTS: + Highschool Diploma or GED EquivalentQualificationsEducationRequired+ HS Graduate or Equivalent or better in GeneralLicenses & CertificationsPreferred+ Driver's LicenseExperiencePreferred+ Social services

Keywords: The New York Foundling, Mount Vernon , Youth & Child Care Specialist - AOBH (Bronx - 32hrs/wk. - Overnight), Other , Bronx, New York

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