Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort

Catholic Charities Houston

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Aug 19

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We seek compassionate, talented individuals with a heart for helping others and making a positive impact on the lives of men, women, and children across our large region. People of faith helping people in need achieve self-sufficiency and live with dignity.

 

Join our team as a Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort.

 

As a Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort you will be responsible for providing personalized care and services to youth in care that upholds program policies and procedures following licensure, funder, and agency requirements. This includes ensuring the client's rights to a safe, culturally sensitive, and age-appropriate environment. The Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort routinely assists in the transportation of clients for discharge and can also function as Youth Care Worker in the monitoring of clients as indicated by the client's service plan, which includes personal care, socialization, education, recreation, orientation, behavior management, and safety plans. As part of the program team, the Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort is responsible for documentation of client behavior and incident reporting. The Youth Care Worker/Flight Escort participates in quality activities through their active contribution in monthly shift meetings, departmental meetings, program meetings, and required ongoing training.

 

Qualifications

The Expertise We're Looking For

 

  • You have a High School diploma or GED.
  • You have a minimum of 1-year experience in the child welfare field working with children or adolescents in a social service setting.

 

The Skills and Assets You Bring, and More

 

  • You are Bilingual in Spanish and English (read, write and speak) .
  • You possess strong verbal and writing skills.
  • You can cook, handle laundry, and house cleaning.
  • You have a valid Texas driver’s license, valid vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation
  • You can safely drive and transport clients on agency vehicles.
  • You have a pleasant disposition and professional demeanor.
  • You can appropriately handle and maintain confidential information.
  • You can prioritize work responsibilities, handle multiple tasks, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You demonstrate knowledge and understanding of professional boundaries with children in care, staff, and volunteers.
  • You adhere to Texas Family Code {261.101}, Texas Mandated Child Abuse Reporter: As a mandated reporter, you are required by law {Texas Family Code (261.101} to report all reasonable suspicions or knowledge of child abuse, neglect, or child sexual abuse to proper authorities. You are required to follow all agency policies and procedures related to the reporting of abuse and neglect, as well as immediately report such events to the Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400), your Program Director or VP and the Catholic Charities Director of Quality & Compliance.
  • You understand and support a trauma-informed system of care and committed to providing quality, trauma-informed treatment supportive services as per program guidelines and services.
  • The position requires you to frequently drive in your personal vehicle and/or Agency vehicle to include freeways and highways to satellite offices, job fairs, and offsite meetings and events, throughout the 10 counties Catholic Charities serves from Galveston to Richmond and surrounding towns as needed.
  • You must be able to work on a flexible schedule as needed to meet work, program and project deadlines.

 

 The Value You Deliver

 

You join Catholic Charities and help people in southeast Texas by providing caring, compassionate services and advocating for social justice in collaboration with parishes and communities.

 

What you Deliver

 

  • You provide quality care and supervision to clients following program philosophy, policies and procedures, and client rights.
  • You provide a safe and secure escort to children in care needing transportation services.
  • You communicate information about clients according to the program policies and procedures to ensure quality services and client safety.
  • You maintain accurate and ongoing documentation regarding daily client care, activities, events and changes in behaviors that occurred on duty, including but not limited to progress notes and incident reports within required timeframes.
  • You assist in the development, oversight, or provision of activities for clients in care as approved by your supervisor for safety and licensure compliance.
  • You maintain confidentiality and continue on-going training compliance following state licensing, funder, agency, and program requirements.
  • You perform duties of floater consisting of supporting shift leader throughout the shift.
  • You participate in standby-staff rotation. The program requires Youth Care Workers to work additional hours past their shift or an extra shift from their regular scheduled workdays to ensure that the program fulfills core functions.
  • You perform other duties as required by the supervisor.

 

How Your Work Impacts our Organization

 

The work you do will help us advocate for the vulnerable among us, a network of support services to people of all ages and from all walks of life and religious backgrounds.

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