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Job Title

Youth & Child Care Specialist Mid-Shift

Company : The New York Foundling

Location : Staten Island, NY

Created : 2020-10-24

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Child CareYOUTH05710 Part-Time Staten Island, NY, USA ### Description Supervise 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 parents skills (positive role modeling); and co-facilitate groups when necessary; participate in the training and implementation of the designated evidence based model 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, Residence Supervisor, Program Director, SW Supervisor and/or Social.Schedule Needed:Sunday & Monday 3pm-11pm both days ## Qualifications ### EducationRequiredHS Graduate or Equivalent or better in General ### Licenses & CertificationsPreferredDriver's LicensePosted:September 2, 2020