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Residential Youth Support Specialist

Company: Sevita
Location: Hackettstown
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

New Jersey MENTOR,a member of the Sevita family,provides services for youth of all ages and their families lead healthy and stables lives. We offer a range of home-and community-based services with individualized therapeutic setting for youth in foster care, at-risk youth or youth involve in the juvenile justice system.Youth Support Specialist ARY Services - $20/ hour The schedules available for this position include evenings and weekends.This position must comply with the New Jersey Governor's Executive Order No. 283 (EO-283). EO-283 requires that workers in certain health care setting must either (1) obtain the primary series of a COVID-19 vaccination and a booster by specified deadlines or (2) seek and receive approval for a medical or religious exemption. Please ask Talent Acquisition about the applicable deadlines and the exemption process. The company has other roles not subject to EO-283. Are you passionate about supporting youth in your community? Our community based Residential Care and Specialty Homes are designed for youth with intensive clinical and/or behavioral needs. We are a leader in providing caring support and intensive therapy and looking to build our team. Orient youth within our program by providing compassion, assistance with individual plans and supervision as well as provide guidance to each youth/teen in the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community/social integration, and/or job skills development. Establish a therapeutic relationship focused on building relationships, direct support, and service delivery. Organize and determine recreational outings to observe behaviors and record observations. Coordinate, organize, and/or assist with household activities such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, and life skills training. Provide transportation to school, activities, and appointments. Provide thorough proper documentation and notes in collaboration with team members. Qualifications: High School Diploma with at least 3 years of verifiable experience working with Youth At-Risk or 1 years experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Services, Criminal Justice, or Psychology Experience providing service to teens ages 10-18 with emotional, medical, and behavioral disability required Valid driver's license in good standing CPR/First Aid certification preferred Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines A reliable, responsible attitude and a compassionate approach Why Join Us? Full, Part-time, and As Needed schedules available. Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week. 401(k) with company match. Paid time off and holiday pay. Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers. Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities. We have a dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same - come join our team - Apply Today!Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets h2 Job Family Direct Support Job Function Program Support Pay Type Hourly DBA New Jersey MENTOR Required Education High School

Keywords: Sevita, Newark , Residential Youth Support Specialist, Other , Hackettstown, New Jersey

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