We are seeking a 2 Youth Care Leaders for Children and Adolescents in HOUSTON with either a day or evening shift (See Job Description below)
The Shift Leader is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all children in care through the provision of leadership and support to residential direct care staff on a given shift. Assists in the oversight of residential care services by coordinating activities, problem-solving & making decisions under the direction of the shelter coordinator and program director. Conducts meetings and provides ongoing coaching and evaluative input on direct care staff and participates in continuous quality improvement. Participate as a valuable part of the service delivery team.
A successful candidate will possess minimum skills and requirements and the ability to perform all essential job duties. Additionally, a successful candidate will maintain client safety and confidentiality, be accountable and reliable, and maintain a professional and pleasant relationship with all internal and external stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Provides leadership, supervision, and evaluative input to youth care workers (YCW) to ensure client safety, and security at all times assigning specific duties and responsibilities while assisting staff in achieving expectations in a team atmosphere. Conducts camera supervision surveillance for at least 30 minutes to ensure staff accountability. Night Shift Leaders also ensure YCWs are alert and conduct supervision checks on youth according to program procedures.
Work with the treatment team to develop appropriate skills groups for clients. Effectively facilitate skills group meetings with clients.
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