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Skill Training Specialist/Respite Provider

Company: N/A

Location: Flagstaff, AZ

Pay: N/A

Contact Information


Name: Lola Francis-Randolph
Phone: 602-234-3733
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Job Description

The Skills Training
Specialist/Respite Provider is responsible for supervising youth with community-based respite and guiding and supporting youth in developing skill sets identified by the Child and Family Team, within a Behavioral Health setting. In addition, the Skills Trainer/Respite Provider will assist youth in introducing them
to

community resources, while providing training, support, and transportation

based on contracted service.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supervise children ages 6-17, to support their development of social skills within a group setting.

• Maintains contact with youth, collateral persons and agencies to assist youth
to

  develop and maintain life skills and
accomplish goals established, as per contracted services.

• Supports and reviews goals and service plans.

• Provide transportation for youth to group meetings, educational outings and
activities.

• Plans and facilitates skills based activities.

• Provides individual support and services focusing on life skills development,
including tutoring, transportation,   

  individual education, and activities.

• Develops training and skills development options for STAR program youth.

• Completes progress notes on day of skills training.

• Participates in team meetings on youth and program issues with supervisor and
other staff and agencies.

• Must be able to safely and effectively monitor consumer activities

• Pay range starting at $13.00/hour, DOE.



REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

• Knowledge of community resources.

• Capable of growth and acquiring new skills.

• Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

• Must be able to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be
sensitive to the service population's

  cultural and socioeconomic
characteristics.

• Must have ability to exhibit mature judgment and emotional stability.

• Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).

• Associate's Degree in Social Services preferred. High School diploma or
equivalent required.

• Minimum one year experience working with youth in education, social services
or behavioral health required.

• Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's
automobile policy.

• Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.

• Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the
position.

• Must be able to use personal vehicle for client transport.





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