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Youth Care Worker - Evening Shift

Job ID 19441 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town

$1,500 HIRING BONUS!

** Increased pay starting at $17.00 per hour! **

Job Summary: In a career as a Youth Care Worker, you have the ability to impact a child’s life. Youth come to Boys Town for a variety of reasons – family issues, abuse, neglect, abandonment, involvement in the juvenile justice system and so on. The Youth Care Worker teaches skills and monitors youth behavior in accordance with an individualized service plan. You come in by giving youth the support they need during some of their most valuable hours into the evenings.

Schedule: Full Time Evenings. 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm; includes some weekend shifts. Location: Boys Town, NE.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the supervision and training of youth. Assesses and monitors youth skills and progress to determine skill development needs and priorities.

  • Uses the Boys Town Model to teach and monitor behaviors and skills in accordance with individualized service plans.

  • Monitors activities and maintains a safe living and learning environment for youth. Monitors, supports, and encourages academic performance and educational success.

  • Models appropriate relationships with youth and staff. Attends consultation meetings, staff meetings, and shift transition meetings.

  • Assists in processing documents for youth intake and departure, updates files, and assists in the preparation of youth summaries and reports.

  • Observes and participates in mediation and planning conferences with youth and their families. Attends to youth medical and physical conditions as needed.

  • Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport youth to and from school, appointments, and outings.

  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.

  • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission. Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town.

  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior.

  • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance. Supports other members of the management team and their work.

  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • Ability to build and sustain trust to facilitate successful, professional relationships.

Physical Requirements and Equipment Usage: Reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient, agility, and endurance to perform all job requirements (including stressful situations – physically, mentally, and emotionally) encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees, youth, or families. Must have sufficient ability to see, hear, speak, and mobility to monitor youth, assist and perform daily household chores, and participate in activities with youth.

About Boys Town National Research Hospital:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: August 1, 2022

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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