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Passionate & Purposeful

While each person brings something unique to our team, each member shares the passion for improving the lives of children and the desire for purposeful service. Children’s Home of York is a growing, innovative organization with opportunities for dedicated, qualified individuals to make an impact on the lives of children and adolescence.

Positions Available

  • Mental Health Worker - multiple schedules available

    Shift: We are hiring for various shifts and schedules - F/T, P/T, PRN

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Mental Health Worker:

    1. Complies with policy and procedures of each assigned program.

    2. Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model

    3. Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management intervention techniques

    a. Includes both physical and nonphysical interventions

    4. Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property

    5. Is knowledgeable of and implements ISP and client goals, program level protocols, and the clinical direction of the therapists with a trauma informed care approach

    6. Facilitates clients groups effectively

    7. Completes all required documentation and administrative tasks in an appropriate and timely fashion.

    a. Completes incident reports prior to end of shift

    b. Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately

    c. Maintains clear and appropriate group notes, daily logs, medication logs, and progress reports

    8. Interacts with outside agencies in a professional manner

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Mental Health Worker:

    1. Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.

    2. Ability to intermittently stand and sit.

    3. Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.

    4. Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.

    5. Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.

    6. Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.

    7. Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients.

    8. Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    REQUIREMENTS - Mental Health Worker:

    1. Bachelor’s degree required

    2. One year of direct care experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred with approved degree in a related field. Two years preferred with a non-related degree.

    3. Good written and verbal communication skills.

    4. 21 years of age or older

    5. All required clearances

    6. Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides psychiatric residential treatment services to a culturally diverse population.

    Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour

     

  • Maintenance / Groundskeeper - All Programs * F/T 1st shift

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Maintenance / Groundskeeper:

    Complies with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.

    Assists with routine, preventative, and emergency maintenance of all Agency facilities and vehicles.

    Performs miscellaneous basic repairs utilizing hand tools of various types such as hammers, screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, punches, and chisels.

    Will use carpentry skills as needed to complete a job, which may include using various power tools such as drills, circular saws, jig saws, reciprocating saws, grinders, and sanders.

    Purchase various hardware, electrical, plumbing, and lumber supplies at local vendors when necessary and delivers purchase receipts to the Supervisor within 24 hours.

    Performs basic plumber repairs within the limitations of personal knowledge and expertise such as faucet repair/ or replacement, toilet flush-valve repair/replacement, and clearing clogged drain pipes and toilet bowls.

    Performs basic electrical repairs within the limitations of personal knowledge and expertise such as light bulb replacement, light switch and outlet replacement, and fan motor replacement, running basic electrical lines.

    Performs basic HVAC preventative maintenance and repair within the limitations of personal knowledge and expertise. Documentation of filter changes will be given to the Supervisor on a quarterly basis.

    Performs janitorial and /or housekeeping tasks as needed or as asked by the Supervisor.

    Operates and maintains all gasoline engine and electrical machinery and equipment such as snow blowers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, weed trimmers, floor scrubbers, floor buffers & vacuum cleaners.

    Operates Agency fleet vehicles for the purposes of travel among facilities to perform maintenance tasks and/or deliver equipment or supplies.

    Operates Agency fleet vehicles for the purposes of evaluating maintenance issues, transferring cars/vans between facilities, and delivering cars/vans to local repair shops for scheduled repairs or maintenance. Will keep vehicles clean, and perform monthly inspections on the vehicles to ensure all vehicles have the appropriate items in them. Will give documentation to Supervisor on a monthly basis.

    Assists and/or facilitates agency team members and resident cooperation with outside contractors and vendors performing work at CHOY facilities.

    Supervise occasional volunteer projects at CHOY facilities.

    Sets up tables, chairs, audio, video, and computer equipment and other items for CHOY training sessions, meetings, and special events.

    Supports appropriate communication between the Facilities department and Agency team members, administration and outside vendors.

    Provides facilities support to Agency departments and programs as needed.

    Reports on conditions found at each facility visited on a given day and advises the Supervisor of practices or situations that might affect maintenance or safety at respective facilities.

    Is available to rotate on an “on call” basis outside of normal working hours.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Maintenance / Groundskeeper:

    Ability to intermittently stand and sit.

    Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.

    Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.

    Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.

    Ability to provide vehicular transportation.

    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    Ability to us appropriate tools and technology to complete tasks.

    QUALIFICATIONS - Maintenance / Groundskeeper:

    High school diploma required.

    Experience working with basic electrical repair, plumbing, preferred HVAC and carpentry required.

    Experience working with subcontractors preferred.

    Excellent driving record; dependable transportation

    Available for emergency call-in work

    Good written and verbal communication skills.

    21 years of age or older

    All required clearances

    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides psychiatric residential treatment services to a culturally diverse population.

    Must be physically capable of repeated strenuous activity in all weather conditions and be comfortable working at heights and / or on ladders.

    Pay: $17.00 - $18.50 per hour

  • Direct Support Professional - George St. * P/T 2nd shift

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Direct Support Specialist:

    Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner

    Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including but not limited to COA and DPW

    Provide supervision as per program expectations, and ensure that all clients have appropriate shelter and nutrition

    Ensure that the milieu provides physical and emotional safety for all clientele

    Provide oversight of milieu and ensure that all residents complete daily living activities (i.e., personal hygiene, laundry, maintaining a clean living space)

    Provide vehicular transportation for clients as needed and assigned

    Work to ensure the health and well being of both clients and fellow staff at all times by adhering to the Seven Commitments of the Sanctuary Model and the philosophy of Safe Crisis Management

    Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as per organization and program expectations as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned

    Provide client oversight, participate in, or facilitate group meetings and activities specific to program implementation

    Attend regular supervision with immediate supervisor and provide the necessary communication relating to all operations of the program

    Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor, IL Coordinator, or Associate Director

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Direct Support Specialist:

    Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions

    Ability to intermittently stand and sit

    Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required

    Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English

    Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English

    Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times

    Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients

    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment

    REQUIREMENTS - Direct Support Specialist:

    High School Diploma or GED

    One year of experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred.

    Good written and verbal communication skills.

    21 years of age or older

    All required clearances

    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    $14.00 per hour

  • Caseworker - Foster Care * F/T

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Caseworker Foster Care:

    1. Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures and protocols in a professional and ethical manner

    2. Provide case management and advocacy services including placement supervision, support, guidance, and interventions for program youth, their families, and resource families

    3. Perform Resource Home Visits and Safety Checks at least every-other week but more frequently as outlined in the ISP

    4. Transport clients as needed in the absence of an available Transportation Aide

    5. Attend court hearings, ISP meetings, team meetings, and case reviews as scheduled

    6. Attend and actively participates in scheduled training experiences

    7. Receive referrals made to the program and assists with determining appropriate resource family matches

    8. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation in a timely and accurate manner, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks as assigned

    9. Establish and maintain positive relationships with the referral providers, inter-agency members, resource families, and the community

    10. Attend regular supervision with immediate supervisor

    11. Maintain adoption units when needed and as assigned

    12. Complete other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or Program Director

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Caseworker Foster Care:

    1. Ability to intermittently stand and sit

    2. Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required

    3. Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English

    4. Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English

    5. Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients

    6. Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment

    7. Maintains a flexible schedule for appointments and on-call duties

    QUALIFICATIONS - Caseworker Foster Care:

    Bachelor’s degree required

    Successful completion of Caseworker orientation or 1 year of caseworker experience

    Good written and verbal communication skills

    21 years of age or older

    All required clearances

    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    Pay: $16.00 per hour

  • Direct Support Specialist - A.N.G.E.L. Center Program (RTF) * F/T

    Hiring for various shifts & schedules

    Responsibilities - Direct Support Professional:

    · Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.

    · Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including but not limited to COA and DPW Provide supervision as per program expectations and ensure that all clients have appropriate shelter and nutrition.

    · Ensure that the milieu provides physical and emotional safety for all clientele.

    · Provide oversight of milieu and ensure that all residents complete daily living activities (i.e., personal hygiene, laundry, maintaining a clean living space).

    · Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or Associate Director.

    · Work to ensure the health and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times by adhering to the Seven Commitments of the Sanctuary Model and the philosophy of Safe Crisis Management Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as per organization and program expectations as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned.

    · Provide client oversight, participate in, or facilitate group meetings and activities specific to program implementation.

    · Attend regular supervision with immediate supervisor and provide the necessary communication

    · Provide vehicular transportation for clients as needed and assigned.

    Essential Functions - Direct Support Professional:

    · Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.

    · Ability to intermittently stand and sit.

    · Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.

    · Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.

    · Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients.

    · Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    Requirements - Direct Support Professional:

    · High School Diploma or GED

    · One year experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred.

    · Good written and verbal communication skills. 21 years of age or older

    · All required clearances

    · Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population'

    Work Location:

    One location

    Work Remotely

    No

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $14.00 per hour

  • Integrated Practice Team Program Specialist - Prevention * FT 1st shift

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Integrated Practice Team Program Specialist:

    Complies with all Agency and Program policies, procedures and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    Assists with the implementation of Program and Agency policies and procedures. Present at the IPT meeting for the purpose of recording minutes and documenting the Family action Plan as it is developed by the team.
    Write down the Family Action Plan, print it, and distribute among all present, as well as emailing it to those on the phone, and mailing it to the family as necessary.
    Complete monthly follow ups with team members, caseworkers, and family to track progress.
    Coordinate services with families and providers as necessary, as well as cross-system coordination to ensure appropriate linkage of families.
    Facilitates the IPT meeting and creates the pre-meeting summary, coordination of providers, and cross-system integration.
    The IPT Program Specialist is responsible for overseeing the creation of the IPT Action Plan at the meeting as well, but not limited to: Facilitating the IPT group to brainstorm ideas that can assist a family with positive change while addressing conflict and accurately route cases to the proper community resource.
    It is the role of the IPT Program Specialist to guide the team through critical evaluation of the current child and family situation
    critical evaluation of any previously tried interventions
    and a detailed, well-organized, goal driven response to the current situation
    with an intent for maintaining the integrity of the family and maintaining the child / children in their own home.
    Facilitate, monitor, document, and track the Integrated Practice Team (IPT) Process.
    Utilize a family centered and strength-based team approach with community involvement in the protection of children.
    Obtaining group consensus for all action steps before the end of the meeting
    Reviewing action steps containing within the Action Plan and ensuring that responsibilities are assigned in an equitable manner per directives of the IPT manual and IPT supervisor.
    Responsible for ensuring cross system integration and interdisciplinary support.
    Program Specialist is available for additional consultation and collaborative meetings as warranted.
    Complete follow-ups as necessary for families at any stage of involvement within the IPT process (30, 60, and 90 days), as well as before and within three weeks after each meeting.
    Develop a working knowledge of local community services and assists program specialists and families with the navigation of these services.
    Coordinate outreach opportunities with community service organizations that might be pertinent to the needs of the IPT families.
    Oversees and insures the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and staff.
    Perform other duties as assigned by Associate Director or CEO.
    Completes administrative reports and tasks in support of the IPT process: Including but not limited to, various administrative tasks,
    managing calendars,
    greeting guests,
    data tracking and collecting,
    maintaining a detailed record of contacts with family, providers, and caseworkers, within the Family Action Plan.
    meeting minutes.
    documenting meeting notes, goals, and action steps created by the team
    read and interpret documents such as psychological evaluations or CPT reports to create a pre-IPT family summary and assist family with follow ups with pertinent services relating to these documents.
    complete necessary research on barriers such as medical diagnosis or treatment facilities, etc.
    Develops a working knowledge of community services available to families and helps these families navigate such services.
    Supports appropriate communication between the Agency and its customers, visitors, clients and other outside contacts.
    Coordinates with Program Specialist and Associate Director about what agencies, providers, and individuals need to be invited to the meeting.
    Complete other tasks as assigned by the Associate Director or CEO.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Integrated Practice Team Program Specialist:

    Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.
    Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    Maintains a flexible schedule for appointments and on-call duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS - Integrated Practice Team Program Specialist:

    High School Diploma or other advanced degree in a pertinent discipline.
    Strong facilitation and mediation skills.
    Good written and verbal communication skills.
    21 years of age or older
    All required clearances
    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides psychiatric residential treatment services to a culturally diverse population.
    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: From $16.31 per hour

  • Prevention Specialist - Prevention * FT 1st Shift

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    •    Complies with all Agency and Program policies, procedures and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    - Demonstrates knowledge and application of policies, procedures, and protocols.
    - Includes all polices in the Employee Handbook.
    - Includes established regulations, polices, and procedures by the Children’s Home of York, the Single County Authority, DDAP, and county guidelines.
    - Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model.
    •    Work to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of both recipients of service and fellow staff at all times.
    •    Under the direction of the Prevention Supervisor, facilitates/Implements assigned prevention programs, adhering to the program fidelity, and according to established regulations, polices, and procedures by the Children’s Home of York, the Single County Authority, DDAP, and county guidelines.
    - Is familiar with the Program Implementation Plan
    - Ensures that Prevention Facilitators and Child Care Workers are adhering to program fidelity.
    - Ensures that Prevention Facilitators and Child Care Workers are adhering to aforementioned regulations, policies, and procedures.
    •    Prepare for each session, reviewing activities, assembling needed materials, and preparing/creating the necessary forms/handouts for each session.
    - As directed by the Prevention Program Supervisor.
    •    Implements pre- and post-tests provided by curriculum.
    - Submitting completed tests as per program expectations.
    •    Oversees parent or student participants attendance documentation for each session.
    •    Submits weekly attendance sheets to Prevention Supervisor within 3 days of program implementation.
    •    Completes and submits to the Prevention Supervisor, the PBPS Data Collection Form, within 3 days of program implementation when appropriate.
    •    Perform other duties as assigned by the Prevention Program Supervisor.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
    •    Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    •    Ability to use audio visual equipment.
    •    Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    •    Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    •    Must be able to read and comprehend various Prevention curricula.
    •    Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    •    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    •    Has dependable and reliable transportation to and from program location.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    •    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience specific to the facilitation/implementation of Prevention Education Programming.
    •    Experience in the areas of: teaching, social services, and/or other human service experiences.
    •    Good written and verbal communication skills.
    •    21 years or older.
    •    All required clearances.
    •    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.
    •    Successfully complete required Prevention Training.

Benefits

No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee- a $12,000 benefit!
No-cost life and accidental death insurance & long-term disability coverage
403B Retirement plan with 5% employer contribution after one year of service
Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
Time off benefits (sick, vacation, personal holidays)
Employee Assistance Program



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Children’s Home of York
Attn: Human Resources Department
77 Shoe House Road, York, PA 17406
Fax Number: (717) 718-9720


Children’s Home of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer