Youth Care Worker
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Description

Are you a team player?

Are you inspired to help guide youth ages 14-1eight years old?

Unleash your potential at Sequel Youth Services as a Youth Care Worker.

We are looking for individuals who are disciplined and well adverse to work at our facility located in sunny St. Petersburg Fl. 

Sequel Youth and Family Services is a privately owned company that develops and operates programs for people with behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges. Our mission is to prepare our clients to lead responsible and fulfilling lives by providing mentoring, education, and living support within a safe, structured, dynamic environment — whether on one of our campuses, in the community, or in their own homes.

We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.

Position: Youth Care Worker

Job Description: 

  • 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.
  • Observe methods and techniques of Shift Supervisors during group therapy sessions and develop counseling skills under their supervision, with an emphasis on substance abuse counseling; participate in the treatment of the youth through observation, interaction, scoring, limit setting, and implementation of treatment plans; assist in the development of a positive peer culture.
  • Escort youth to work, mealtime, recreation, education activities, and participate in their supervision and instruction.
  • Maintain proper conduct and security of youth in work, recreation, and education; administer and record medication as ordered.
  • Limited one-to-one counseling.
  • 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 juveniles.
  • Give basic instruction in work, recreation and housekeeping activities.
  • Perform related work as assigned or required.
  • Communicate orally and in writing all appropriate reports and information, both within the unit and to relevant outside agencies.
  • Provide coverage for the needs of the facility

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED is required; Experience preferred. He/she must be at least twenty one years of age.  It is an essential function of the job that staff be capable of participating in physical training activities and capable of physically restraining the youth if and when necessary.

What we offer:

Paid Time Off 

Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Uniform Shirts

Competitive Pay

Family Oriented Atmosphere

DailyPay

Many Other Incentives

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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