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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 - A.N.G.E.L. Center * P/T 3rd shift

    Position Title: Mental Health Worker
    Program: A N.G.E.L. Center Program
    Supervisor: Program Supervisor

    SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Hourly Position, 3rd shift, part-time

    Saturday & Sunday. 20 hours with possibility to cover 30 hours for Team Members on vacation

    PAY RATE: $16.00/hourly

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Mental Health Worker:

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

    Includes the entire policies and procedures manual

    Policies of note:

    -Adheres to the Confidentiality Policy
    -Follows the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices Policy
    -Adheres to the Restricted Procedures and Discipline Policy
    -Meets specific training requirements as outlined by CHOY, MCO’s, DHS, and COA

    Procedures of note:

    -Medication administration
    -CPR and First Aid
    -Fire Drills
    -Facility Inspections

    Includes all policies in the Employee Handbook

    2. Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including (but not limited to) COA, DPW, OMHSAS, and Managed Care Organizations

    3. Work to insure the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times

    Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model:

    -Non-violence
    -Emotional intelligence
    -Social learning
    -Shared governance
    -Open communication
    -Social responsibility
    -Growth and change

    Appropriately perform Safe Crisis Management Techniques, including 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. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned

    All documentation submitted in a timely manner as per program expectations and protocol

    Completes incident reports prior to end of shift

    Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately

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

    8. Interacts with outside agencies and other stakeholders in a professional manner

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Mental Health Worker:

    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 - Mental Health Worker:

    Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or related field required
    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.
    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.

     

  • Mental Health Worker - Various Programs * F/T 2nd shift

    JOB TITLE:        Mental Health Worker
    PROGRAM:        Various

    BENEFITS:

    No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee

    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

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1.    Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures and protocols in a professional and ethical manner. 
    •    Includes the entire policies and procedures manual.
    •    Policies of note
    o    Adheres to the Confidentiality Policy
    o    Follows the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices Policy
    o    Adheres to the Restricted Procedures and Discipline Policy
    o    Meets specific training requirements as outlined by CHOY, MCO’s, DHS, and COA
    •    Procedures of note
    o    Medication administration
    o    CPR and First Aid
    o    Fire Drills
    o    Facility Inspections
    •    Includes all policies in the Employee Handbook

    2.    Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including (but not limited to) COA, DPW, OMHSAS, and Managed Care Organizations.

    3.    Work to insure the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times.
    •    Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model
    o    Non-violence
    o    Emotional intelligence
    o    Social learning
    o    Shared governance
    o    Open communication
    o    Social responsibility
    o    Growth and change.
    •    Appropriately perform Safe Crisis Management Techniques, including 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.    Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned.
    •    All documentation submitted in a timely manner as per program expectations and protocol 
    •    Completes incident reports prior to end of shift.
    •    Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately.
    •    Maintains clear and appropriate group notes, daily logs, medication logs, and progress reports.

    8.    Interacts with outside agencies and other stakeholders in a professional manner

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
    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:  
    1.    Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or related field 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. 
    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 services to a culturally diverse population.
     

  • Food Service Worker - BRIDGES Program * P/T 1st shift

    JOB TITLE:         Food Service Worker 
    LOCATION:         Bridges Partial Hospitalization Program
    REPORTS TO:     Program Supervisor

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

    2.    Oversees the daily operations of the breakfast and lunch service.
    •    Completes food and refrigerator temperatures and maintains necessary documentation, daily
    •    Completes required meal spreadsheet daily
    •    Preps and serves food as defined and required by Serve Safe Standards, federal regulations, and Children’s Home of York guidelines

    3.    Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned.
    •    Prepares and completes assigned reports within given timeframe

    4.    Work to insure the health, safety, and well being of both clients and fellow staff at all times.
    •    Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model
    •    Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management intervention techniques
    •    Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property

    5.    Completes other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or Associate Director.


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
    •    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
    •    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment


    QUALIFICATIONS:
    •    Successful work history of 3 years or more preferred
    •    Professional meal preparation 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 psychiatric residential treatment services to a culturally diverse population

  • Maintenance / Groundskeeper * F/T 1st shift

    JOB TITLE:        Maintenance / Groundskeeper
    LOCATION:        Organization Wide 

    BENEFITS:

    No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee

    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

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 
    1.    Complies with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    2.    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.
    3.    Supports appropriate communication between the Facilities department and Agency team members, administration and outside vendors.
    4.    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:
    •    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:
    •    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.

  • DSP - Independent Living Program, George St. * P/T 2nd shift

    JOB TITLE:        Direct Support Professional (Formerly Youth Counselor)
    LOCATION:        Residential Independent Living Program
    REPORTS TO:    Program Supervisor, Program Coordinator, and/or Shift Coordinator 


    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    •    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 insure 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 insure 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 insure 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 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:
    •    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:  
    •    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

  • Therapist II & III - A.N.G.E.L. Center * F/T 1st shift

    JOB TITLE:                Therapist II & III

    PROGRAM:               A.N.G.E.L. Center

    BENEFITS:

    No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee

    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

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

    a.       Maintains familiarity with policies, procedures and protocols

    b.      Maintain all required training and licensing requirements

     

    2.      Work to insure the health, safety, and well being of both clients and fellow staff at all times.

    a.       Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model

    b.      Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management physical intervention techniques

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

     

    3.      Under the direction of the Associate Director of Clinical Services assists in the implementation of the clinical operations of the program, and provides evidence-based and best practices clinical services to assigned individual clients, groups, and families.

    a.       Appropriately and comprehensively completes required assessment tools.

    b.      Provides evidence-based and best practices clinical services to assigned clients, families and groups.

    c.       Follows the clinically appropriate program curriculum.

     

    4.      Perform collateral services with families, agencies, schools, and other involved entities and presides at multi-agency/inter-agency team meetings.

    a.       Provides collateral services in a thorough and timely fashion

    b.      Ensures collateral services meet all governing regulations

     

    5.      Develop individualized comprehensive treatment plans with assigned clients, families, concurrent services, and other members of the treatment team.

    a.       Treatment plans reflect best-practices guidelines; follow the expectations outlined by COA, CASSP principles, MCOs, and by the various licensing bodies.

     

    6.      Provides clinical services in various locations and at various times as per individual client and family needs and availability.

     

    7.      Provide milieu support to MHWs

     

    8.      Responds to crises in the milieu as needed.

     

    9.      Prepare and complete required reports, documentation, and billing information as well as perform other required tasks as assigned.

     

    10.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Clinical Services or the President of the Agency.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    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.

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

    10.  Maintains licensure in the state of Pennsylvania

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    1.      Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required.

    2.      License preferred.

    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 services to a culturally diverse population.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Therapist II - BRIDGES (partial hospitalization) * F/T 1st shift

    JOB TITLE:                Therapist II

    PROGRAM:               Bridges ™ Partial Hospitalization Program

    BENEFITS:

    No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee

    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

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

     

    2.      Work to insure the health, safety, and well being of both clients and fellow staff at all times.

     

    a.       Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model

    b.      Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management physical intervention techniques

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

     

    3.      In conjunction with the Program Supervisor and Psychiatrist, assist with the development and implementation of the clinical operations of the program, and provide evidence-based and best practices clinical services to individual clients, groups, and families.

     

    a.       Appropriately and comprehensively completes required assessment tools.

    b.      Provides evidence-based and best practices clinical services to assigned clients, families and groups.

    c.       Develops clinically appropriate program curriculum.

     

    4.      Perform collateral services with families, agencies, schools, and other involved entities and presides at multi-agency/inter-agency team meetings.

               

    a.       Provides collateral services in a thorough and timely fashion

    b.      Ensures collateral services meet all governing regulations

     

    5.      Develop individualized comprehensive treatment plans with clients, families, concurrent services, and other members of the treatment team.

     

    a.       Treatment plans follow the CASSP principles

    b.      Treatment plans are strengths bases

    c.       Treatment plans are measurable

     

    6.      Prepare and complete required reports, documentation, and billing information as well as perform other required administrative tasks as assigned.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    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.

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

     

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    1.      Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required.

    2.      License preferred.

    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 services to a culturally diverse population.

     

  • Mental Health Worker - A.N.G.E.L. Center * F/T 2nd shift

    Position Title: Mental Health Worker
    Program: A N.G.E.L. Center Program
    Supervisor: Program Supervisor

    SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Hourly Position, 2nd shift

    PAY RATE: $16.00/hourly

    Benefits:

    No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee
    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

    RESPONSIBILITIES - Mental Health Worker:

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

    Includes the entire policies and procedures manual

    Policies of note:

    -Adheres to the Confidentiality Policy
    -Follows the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices Policy
    -Adheres to the Restricted Procedures and Discipline Policy
    -Meets specific training requirements as outlined by CHOY, MCO’s, DHS, and COA

    Procedures of note:

    -Medication administration
    -CPR and First Aid
    -Fire Drills
    -Facility Inspections

    Includes all policies in the Employee Handbook

    2. Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including (but not limited to) COA, DPW, OMHSAS, and Managed Care Organizations

    3. Work to insure the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times

    Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model:

    -Non-violence
    -Emotional intelligence
    -Social learning
    -Shared governance
    -Open communication
    -Social responsibility
    -Growth and change

    Appropriately perform Safe Crisis Management Techniques, including 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. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned

    All documentation submitted in a timely manner as per program expectations and protocol

    Completes incident reports prior to end of shift

    Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately

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

    8. Interacts with outside agencies and other stakeholders in a professional manner

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB - Mental Health Worker:

    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 - Mental Health Worker:

    Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or related field required
    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.
    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.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour

Benefits

No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee
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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