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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

  • Administrative Assistant
    We have an exciting opportunity for a highly organized and efficient individual to assist our Foster Care and Adoption program. This integral position supports the casework team in collecting and maintaining information on the youth in our care and the families that choose to grow their families with us.
    If you want your job to have a meaningful impact on the lives of children youth and families in your community, look no further than Children's Home of York.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner
    2. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation in a timely and accurate manner as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned
    3. Assists Caseworkers with filing
    4. Manages the Resource Parent documentation process
    5. Manages the Resource Parent clearance process
    6. Manages assigned pieces of the client admissions process (sending out the initial paperwork, completing ADT Forms, entering information in the Client Data Base)
    7. Manages assigned portions of Child Profile process (requesting client records, tracking requests, sending Releases of Information, tracking completion and updating requests)
    8. Manages assigned portions of the Resource Parent documentation process (track required documentation, follows-up with Resource Parents regarding required documentation
    9. Manages the eternal distribution of reports, initial paperwork for Family Profiles, Adoption Surveys, and other assigned documents
    10. Tracks client due dates (physicals, dental, ISPs, QPRs, etc)
    11. Notifies Resource Parents of upcoming training experiences
    12. Closes Adoption files
    13. Distributes Board Checks
    14. Scans Life Books
    15. Assist with CY131 Resource Family Registration, closures and updates in the SWAN Portal
    16. Support appropriate communication between the agency and its customers, visitors, and other outside contacts by:
    • Assisting with family visits on campus
    • Answering the 411 Line and Resource Parent inquiry calls when Caseworkers are not available
    • Relieves Reception area personnel as needed17. Attends and actively participates in scheduled training experiences

    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 are written in English
    • Ability to perform transcription
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma required
    • Successful work history of 3 years or more preferred
    • Experience performing medical transcription 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

    Apply Today!

  • Foster Care & Adoption Caseworker

    ADOPTION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Complete assigned State Wide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) units of service. Caseload could include any combination of units of service (Child Profile, Child Preparation, Family Profile, Child-Specific Recruitment, Placement, Finalization, and Post Permanency). Comply with SWAN guidelines and timelines for units of service

    Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned. Complete documentation as required by SWAN and by Children’s Home of York

    Establishes and maintains professional relationships with the referral providers, inter-agency members, resource families, and the community. Maintains a professional relationship and rapport with other team members, referral sources, Resource Families, client families, and community resources. Is alert to complaints and takes corrective action when needed

    Attends required training and meetings

    FOSTER CARE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Provide case management and advocacy services including placement, supervision, support, guidance, counseling, and therapeutic interventions for program youth, their families, and resource families. Bringing clients into appropriate services, developing the ISP, brokering services, monitoring the ISP, provide level of supervision and support to the clients and Resource Families

    Receives referrals made to the program and assists with determining appropriate resource family matches. Rotating receiving referrals – the intake phone, being there when you need to be, giving quick and accurate answers, facilitating the referral with both match and placement.

    Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned. ISP, Quarterly Program Report, Home Visit Notes, Admission Checklist, Peer Review Checklist, Admission and discharge forms, and respite sheets. Timely and accurate completion of the above, files kept up to date.

    Establishes and maintains professional relationships with the referral providers, inter-agency members, resource families, and the community. Maintains a professional relationship and rapport with other team members, referral sources, Resource Families, client families, and community resources. Is alert to complaints and takes corrective action when needed.

    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.
    Ability to provide vehicular transportation for clients.
    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    Maintains a flexible schedule of appointments and on-call duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, required
    One year of casework, case management, support coordination or related experience
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    21 years of age or older
    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

    Apply Today!

  • LPN

    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 MCO’s, DPW, and COA

    Procedures of note:
    -Medication administration
    -CPR and First Aid
    -Fire Drills
    -Facility Inspections

    2. Work to ensure 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 performs Safe Crisis Management intervention techniques:
    -Includes both physical and nonphysical interventions

    3. Actively participate in the maintenance of a therapeutic environment and implement appropriate clinical interventions with clients as needed.
    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

    Facilitates clients groups effectively:
    -Community meeting
    -Therapeutic groups
    -Recreation activities

    4. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned.
    -MARS
    -Transcribing of Doctor Orders/medical orders
    -Scheduling of medical appointments
    -Assessing residents for medical/health concerns
    -Medical updates prepared for psychiatrist
    -Obtaining psychotropic medications consents from parents, guardians, and caseworkers.

    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 licensure in the state of Pennsylvania

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Licensed Practical Nurse certification required.
    2. One year experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred.
    3. Good written and verbal communication skills.
    4. 21 years of age or older
    6. Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

    Apply Today!

  • Mental Health Worker

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner. Includes the entire policies and procedures manual and policies of note.
    • Meets specific training requirements as outlined by CHOY, MCO’s, DHS, and COA and procedures of note, including but not limited to Medication Administration, CPR and First Aid, Fire Drills and Saftey Procedures, Facility Inspections.
    • Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including (but not limited to) COA, DPW, OMHSAS, and Managed Care Organizations.
    • Work to ensure 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.
    • Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property
    • 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
    • Facilitates clients groups effectively
    • 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 the end of the shift. Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately. Maintains clear and appropriate group notes, daily logs, medication logs, and progress reports. Records accurate information in breakfast, lunch, and snack logs.
    • Interacts with outside agencies and other stakeholders in a professional manner

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

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors 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 an approved degree in a related field
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    Apply Today!

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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Or, you can contact us the old-fashioned way:

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