Youth Care Worker - Manning, IA
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Description

Come Join a Team Making a Difference in the Lives of Youth!

Woodward Community Based Services Has Immediate Openings for Full-Time Youth Care Workers!

Through a continuum of services, Woodward Community Based Services, a division of Sequel Youth and Family Services, provides education, counseling and supervision to individuals and families in their home community. Our professionals work in conjunction with local resources to develop a strength-based plan to support success for our consumers.  Services include:

  • Re-entry services
  • Aggression Replacement Training
  • Tracking and Monitoring services
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • Supervised Apartment Living
  • School-Based Services  
  • Wrap-Around Services
  • Individual & Group Skill Development

Position Overview:

Woodward Community Based Services has immediate openings for Full-Time Youth Care Workers to work with male youth, ages 11-17, in a residential treatment program in Manning,Iowa.

Job Duties Include:

  • Supervise youth in activities in order to observe or effect changes in their social behavior.
  • Maintain the security of the facility and grounds.
  • Stimulate interest and cooperation in individual and group settings, observe youth behavior in response to treatment efforts and visitation.
  • Prepare periodic and special evaluations on assigned youth, report significant changes in social behavior and make recommendations for changes in assignments.
  • Provide crisis intervention with clients.
  • Give basic instruction in work, recreation and housekeeping activities.
  • Communicate orally and in writing all appropriate reports and information, both within the unit and to relevant outside agencies.

Job Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • One year experience working with at risk youth, preferrably in a residential setting or 2 years of Military experience with Honorable Discharge.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 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/Health Savings Account
  • 401K after sixty days
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Tuition Loan Program

Woodward Community Based Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Snapshot

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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