#MyCHSWhy Shanda Whitfield from Children's Home Society Florida
Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for
Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize
their full potential?
Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for
Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!
As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving
children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers
innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of
children and families.
As a Youth/Child Care Worker to support our growing needs for
our Residential program services. You will work with a team charged
with attending to the needs of children placed in care by the
Department of Children and Families, with the goal of establishing
continuity and security for those children. This is an excellent
opportunity for an energetic and composed Child Care Professional
who has a passion for making a positive difference and thrives in a
fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.
Full-time, part-time, and relief positions available!
WHY JOIN CHS?
+ Mission driven uplifting work culture
+ Great benefits suite
+ Generous paid time off including holidays
+ Growth and professional development opportunities
+ Culture for continuous improvement and only being the
+ Supervise and positively interact with children/youth.
+ Engage in and supervise age appropriate play activities with
+ Direct children/ youth in eating, resting and hygiene.
+ Conduct oneself as a "role model" for children/youth; provide
appropriate direction of children/youth in their daily routine;
give children/youth positive reinforcement as appropriate.
+ Dispense medication to children/youth as instructed.
+ Provide first aid treatment as necessary.
+ Maintain complete and accurate daily records and report
suspected child abuse/neglect as mandated by law.
+ Implement behavior modification techniques as instructed.
+ Prepare meals utilizing provided menus.
+ Conduct and document required fire drills.
+ Maintain the order, safety, cleanliness of the facility and
grounds; responsible for housekeeping and laundry; supervise
children/youth in assisting with chores.
+ Transport children/youth to school and medical appointments as
+ Maintain company vehicle in clean condition and good
+ Participate in the quality improvement process.
+ Provide Behavioral Health Overlay Services (BHOS) to clients
under the direction and supervision of the clinical staff.
+ Provide daily living and social skills to clients as part of
the BHOS treatment plan.
+ Maintain familiarization with BHOS documentation requirements
and patient rights.
+ Respond to special clinical circumstances of BHOS clients
including behavioral and medical emergencies.
+ Pretty strong knowledge about all things youth/child care
+ Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality
+ Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills that allow
you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families.
+ Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of
constant change, and
+ A sincere passion for helping others in need.
+ High School diploma or GED equivalent
+ Minimum 6 months of experience or TOP Model Training
When children and families face complex challenges, Children's
Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there - we been delivering the
right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative
practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only
organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can
reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members,
CHS is the #1 provider of of services and solutions to children and
families in Florida.
External Company Name: Childrens Home Society of Florida
External Company URL: www.chsfl.org
Street: 3027 San Diego Rd