Group Home Worker (Per Diem)

Berkshire Farm Center

Valatie, NY 12184

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

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As a Group Home Worker, you will be responsible for creating a therapeutic and nurturing home environment for youth in a group home setting. The goal of the position is to maintain a safe, secure atmosphere conducive to the youth’s positive growth and change. This includes teaching daily and independent living skills, mentoring and promoting community integration.


Job Responsibilities


+ Maintain a safe, secure atmosphere conducive to the youth’s positive growth and change.


+ Teach youth daily and independent living skills, mentoring and promoting community integration.


+ Responsible for monitoring the behavior of the youth living in the home, which includes mediating disputes, taking dangerous items out of a client's possession or coaching.


+ Assist Group Home leadership with the admission of new youth and discharge.


+ Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


+ High School Diploma or GED, required; Associates Degree in Human Services, preferred


+ Minimum 1 year of experience working with at risk youth preferred


+ TCI, First Aid/CPR certification required or ability to obtain and maintain certification


+ Must have a current, valid driver’s license per Agency guidelines. Travel required.


+ Ability to work a flexible schedule, outside of normal business hours including nights and weekends.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



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