Adolescent Treatment Worker

Highland Heights, KY 41076

Employment Type: Full-Time Temp-to-Hire Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 5374

Job Description

We are recruiting for Adolescent Treatment Workers, to work with children in a residential setting in Kentucky. Adolescent Treatment Workers promote and maintain a therapeutic living environment conducive to the safe and healthy growth and development of the residents in care.

This position is in need of second shift candidates with rotating weekends; 1pm-9pm or 3pm-11pm. There is an opportunity for part-time weekend shifts only.

Qualifications: High school diploma/GED, and six months to one year experience working with at-risk youth. Punctual time and attendance history, valid and current drives license and auto insurance, required for driving company 12-passenger van and own vehicle if needed. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply. 

Other Responsibilities Include:
  • Actively adhere to the six core principles of trauma informed care and promotes a trauma informed culture.
  • Maintains familiarity with emergency and crisis intervention procedures and implement when needed.
  • Works cooperatively with and communicates effectively with other team members, parents and other professionals in exchanging information and assisting the client to meet their individual  treatment goals.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, secure and orderly environment in the residence, while adhering to a structured daily routine. Requires some housekeeping and maintenance.
  • Provides transportation for clients to appointments as needed or assigned agency vehicle or own car).
  • Dispenses medications and logs all medications distributed to residents.
  • Plans, implements and supervises daily activities for the residents
  • Teaches the residents family living skills, helps them work through emotional and behavioral problems and assists them with preparing for future placement.
  • Continually evaluates the residents’ progress toward service plan goals and objectives and make needed revisions with treatment team.
  • Requires supervision of volunteers and volunteer groups

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Alena Sears-Whitmire

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