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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

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

    JOB TITLE:                Therapist III

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

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    •     Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures and protocols in a professional and ethical manner:
    1.     Maintains familiarity with policies, procedures and protocols
    2.     Maintain all required training and licensing requirements
    •    Work to insure the health, safety, and well being of both clients and fellow staff at all times:
    1.     Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model
    2.     Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management physical intervention techniques
    3.     Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property
    • 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:
    1.       Appropriately and comprehensively completes required assessment tools.
    2.       Provides evidence-based and best practices clinical services to assigned clients, families and groups.
    3.       Follows the clinically appropriate program curriculum.
    • Perform collateral services with families, agencies, schools, and other involved entities and presides at multi-agency/inter-agency team meetings:
    1.       Provides collateral services in a thorough and timely fashion
    2.       Ensures collateral services meet all governing regulations
    • Develop individualized comprehensive treatment plans with assigned clients, families, concurrent services, and other members of the treatment team:
    1. Treatment plans reflect best-practices guidelines; follow the expectations outlined by COA, CASSP principles, MCOs, and by the various licensing bodies.
    • Provides clinical services in various locations and at various times as per individual client and family needs and availability.
    • Provide milieu support to MHWs
    • Responds to crises in the milieu as needed.
    • Prepare and complete required reports, documentation, and billing information as well as perform other required tasks as assigned.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Clinical Services or the President of the Agency.

    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.
    •  Maintains a flexible schedule for appointments and on-call duties.
    •  Maintains licensure in the state of Pennsylvania

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required.
    • Is a current Licensed Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania.
    • 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.
  • MHW - Various Programs * F/T 2nd shift

    JOB TITLE:        Mental Health Worker
    PROGRAM:        Various

    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

  • 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 III - BRIDGES partial hospitalization * F/T 1st shift

    JOB TITLE:                Therapist

    PROGRAM:               Bridges ™ Partial Hospitalization Program

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

    a.       Maintains compliance with policies, procedures and protocols

    b.      Provides clinical input into the development of appropriate policies to assure program compliance with regulations and high quality service

    c.       Maintain all required training and licensing requirements

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

    a.       Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model and ensures that all team members adhere to these commitments

    b.      Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management (SCM) physical intervention techniques and ensures that all team members do the same

    c.       Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property and ensures that all team members do the same

    d.      Able to be counted in the staff/client ratio when necessary

    3.      Operates as a member of the Program Leadership Team to develop, administer, and implement program procedures and services as defined in the program description and the clinical operations of the program.

    a.       Attends and actively participates in all program meetings and activities

    4.      Provide evidence-based and best practices clinical and therapeutic services to individual clients, groups, and families as per program expectations.

    5.      Manages the discharge process and completes the following discharge procedures:

    a.       Writes discharge summaries

    b.      Sets up aftercare services (including Med Management and referrals for other services), if applicable

    c.        Performs post-discharge follow-up contacts as per agency expectation, if applicable

    6.      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 contact meets all governing regulations

    7.      Ensures that families receive information regarding needed services.

    8.      On behalf of the Children’s Home of York and the BRIDGES™ Program, attends CHOY and community meetings as assigned.

    9.      Develop individualized comprehensive treatment plans with clients, families, concurrent services, and other members of the treatment team, and ensures that team members do the same.

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

    10.  Prepare and complete required reports and other documentation in a timely fashion as well as perform other required administrative tasks as assigned.

    a.       As per program expectations

    11.  Provides support in the Treatment Rooms when needed.

    a.       As per assigned by the Program Supervisor and/or Associate Director

    12.  Provides coverage in Treatment Rooms when needed as assigned by the Program Supervisor and/or Associate Director.

    13.  Responds to crises in the milieu as needed.

    14.  Works effectively with all fellow members of the Program Leadership Team.

    a.       Works with Program Supervisor and other PLT members to develop and implement program procedures and ensure compliance with these expectations

    b.      Works with Program Supervisor and other PLT members to ensure compliance with DHS regulations, COA expectations, and other licensing and oversight bodies

    15.  Acts as the program’s Mental Health Professional in the absence of the Program Supervisor, other clinicians and the Associate Director.

    16.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and/or Associate Clinical Director 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

    11.  Ability to respond to all emerging procedures to provide services in person and virtually, as necessary

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

    2.      Current or eligible for PA Licensed Social Worker or LPC

    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

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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Children’s Home of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer