Youth & Families Service Provider 36 views
- Postal Code 14609
- Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
- Experience Level Mid-Level
- Total Years Experience 0-2
- Education High School Diploma
Are you looking to take your human services experience to the next level?
Are you interested in coming to work for an industry leading agency that fosters growth and development?
Would you like to have work flexibility and be a mobile worker?
If so, we have new opportunities for you!
We are currently hiring for multiple Youth & Families Service Providers (Waiver Service Provider) for our Rochester, NY location to support our new Child and Family Treatment and Support Services program! Hours are for full time (40 hours). An availability that’s needed include mostly Monday-Friday during the day and evening hours with occasional weekend hours as needed.
Benefits: At Hillside, you’ll have continual training opportunities, generous paid time off, nine paid holidays per year, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match, salary continuation for non-work related illnesses/injuries, and employee assistance plan.
The Waiver Service Provider (WSP) performs functions that assist in the care and treatment of children/youth and families and assisting children/youth to develop life and social skills in a community based setting and in establishing a safe physical and emotional environment for children/youth and families in care. The WSP delivers direct services in OMH Waiver and Bridges to Health programs that assist the children/families in meeting their goals/desired outcomes.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Recognizes differentiating children/youth/families behaviors, participates within designated treatment teams to develop service and behavior management plans, and, as appropriate based on skills and experience, executes such plans aimed at assisting children/youth/families to achieve their personal goals and objectives.
- Supporting, guiding, mentoring, coaching and reinforcing the child in successful functioning in the home or community. Areas of focus may include task completion, communication, socialization, interpersonal behavior, sensory/motor development, community activities, activities of daily living, problem-solving, managing money, and eliminating manipulative behaviors.
- Providing planned short-term relief for family/caregivers, through direct care of the child, in order to support the family/caregivers in their capacity to nurture the child.
- Proactively maintains current knowledge of the children/youth/families emotional/behavior status, assesses the effectiveness of service plans, and supports children/youth/families interactions with family and local community.
- Provides life skills and social skills training for children/youth/families.
- Provides reports on progress on goals and partners with the Care Coordinator.
- Demonstrates the emotional confidence and good judgment required to build productive, engaged children/youth/families and family relationships while implementing required rules and routines. Ensures the safety of the children/youth assigned and is thoroughly aware of all procedures relating to emergencies.
Requirements: High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 2 years of working with youth/human services required, 3+ preferred. A valid, unrestricted driver’s license issued by the employee’s state of residence and a driving record that meets agency standards is required for this position.