Mature Mentors Needed to Work with Adolescents - Copy
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Description

Recruiter: Donna Howell


?Immediate Openings for Full-Time, Part-Time, and PRN Youth Care Workers

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth?
Do you want a supportive work environment?
Do you want to be part of leading youth and young adults to personal victory and success?

 If you answered “yes' then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Program Overview:

Located approximately 30 miles west of Knoxville, TN, Kingston Academy is a 52-bed coed Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) helping children between the ages of 5 to 17. Both our Residential and Educational programs are licensed and accredited by Joint Commission (JCAHO), as well as Department of Mental Health and Disability services.  Kingston Academy not only serves children from Tennessee, but also children from Nevada, Kentucky, Arkansas, West Virginia and North Carolina.  We focus on behavioral change through the power of choice. Staff builds strong relationships with students to help them understand the choices that they have.  This method with structure and consistency allows trust to grow between our students and staff.  Students play such an important role to our structure that they participate in our staff orientation, trainings and campus government.

Job Overview:

Youth Care Workers provide supervision of resident’s milieu program. Demonstrates ability to accomplish the appropriate tasks as to the age group under supervision.  Acts as advocate in providing safe delivery of care to promote wellness. The ability to respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations, ability to de-escalate student and to complete incident reports as necessary. Provides physical care needs to residents who are not able to take care for their own activities of daily living.  Assists in providing academic instruction on unit, intervening in problem behaviors, assisting resident with homework/study habits.

 Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be at least twenty one years of age.
  • Ability to provide a safe and secure environment for students while serving as a role model.
  • Ability to write documentation in student records, routine reports, and correspondence.
  • Ability to influence and practice the Sequel vision and mission.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to supervise student's daily routine and behaviors and respond accordingly, when necessary.

Competitive Benefits Package for Full-Time Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days.
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending program
  • 401K after sixty days.
  • Excellent paid time off program for balance of work/life
  • Verizon wireless and Sprint discounts as well as other corporate discounts

Shifts Available:

1st:   6:45 AM - 3:fifteenPM
?2nd:  2:45 PM - 11:fifteen PM
?3rd:  10:45 PM - 7:fifteen AM

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/30/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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