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Youth Care Worker

GDH

This is a Full-time position in Chantilly, VA posted September 19, 2021.

Youth Care Worker

***Urgent need for Youth Care Workers. Farsi/Darsi or Pashto language preferred but not required***
24/7 operation
1st, 2nd 3rd shifts available
OT available

Job Description:
The Support Professional provides direct care services, ensures that day-to-day supervision of residents is consistent with agency standards and effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Working under the direction of the unit supervisor, this position will assist with the implementation of youth programming as well as support the treatment needs of students. This position is integral to supporting the unique needs of each youth

Job Requirements:

  • Ensures consistent implementation of each resident’s individual service plan through participation in the development of unit activities, life skill exercises and recreation activities as well as through identifying opportunities for acculturation and spiritual life awareness. Provides direct supervision and completes documentation.
  • Actively encourages and supports each resident in the pursuit of educational growth, acculturation activities and life skills development.
  • In line with federal regulations, conducts intake procedures within in 24 hours of entry to the program. Ensures that all new residents are provided with a warm welcome to the program, have their basic needs met in a timely manner and are provided within information pertaining to the program rules and expectations as well as their rights and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the value of cultural diversity, including the ability to develop systems and practices that are inclusive of diverse staff members and responsive to the cultural needs of the client population served

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
* Knowledge of childhood development
* Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of supervision
* Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative working relationships with families, staff and community partners
* Highly effective communication skills
* Knowledge of screening and assessments related to child development and to child and caregiver functioning
* Demonstrated ability to provide support for and problem solve with direct care and supervisory staff as well as system partners.

***Farsi/Darsi or Pashto language preferred***

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format to mberman@gdhinc.com Please reference job code 79867 when responding to this ad.


GDH Consulting, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, GDH Consulting, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Job Requirements:
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES • Knowledge of childhood development • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of supervision • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative working relationships with families, staff and community partners • Highly effective communication skills • Knowledge of screening and assessments related to child development and to child and caregiver functioning • Demonstrated ability to provide support for and problem solve with direct care and supervisory staff as well as system partners. •**Farsi/Darsi or Pashto language preferred***