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Job Title

Youth & Child Care Sp-PD

Company : The New York Foundling

Location : Staten Island, NY

Created : 2020-09-12

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Child CareYOUTH04578 Part-Time Staten Island, NY, USA ### 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 parent’s skills (positive role modeling); and co-facilitate groups when necessary; participate in the training and implementation of Trauma Systems Therapy 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, Program Director, Supervisor and/or Social Workers. Document all critical, serious and unusual incidents in the communication log and write internal Incident Reports;Conduct room checks, at least every 30 minutes throughout the shift, as required by New York State regulations and program policy;Read communication log at the beginning of each shift; accurately document in the communication log what transpires throughout your shift.Prepare rooms for new admissions (i.e., sanitize and clean room, make bed with fresh linens, make room welcoming with welcome basket)Work collaboratively with case planning team to ensure youths goals are identified and consistently monitored;Promote and maintain a safe, secure and nurturing environment for residents;Escort residents to ER visits, medical appointments and school, as directed;Participate in orientation for new client admissions, treatment update and case planning meetings;Ensure that all residents attend structured program activities, including weekly therapeutic group, independent living groups, birthing & parenting groups; health & human sexuality groups, tutoring and mentoring groups;Remain flexible and comfortable with changing duties and schedules to accommodate program needs;Remain on shift until your relief has arrived ## Qualifications ### EducationRequiredHS Graduate or Equivalent or better ### ExperienceRequired1 year:child care ### Licenses & CertificationsRequiredDriver's LicensePosted:August 22, 2019