Promesa Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for the following positions. Application packets are available at our main office or click on the application packet link below and fax to the Human Resource Department (559) 439-1007.
Child Care Worker I
We currently have openings for Child Care Worker I positions in our Residential Group Home Facilities. The Human Resources Department schedules weekly interviews please forward your resume and cover letter.
Job Description Summary
The Child Care Worker I position requires the staff to supervise adolescent clients ages 12-17 in a group home setting. The clients are referred from Social Service and Juvenile Probation Departments for a 3-6 month placement to receive services for behavioral, mental health and substance abuse issues.
The Child Care Worker I supervises the clients teaching them appropriate social skills, interpersonal skills, conflict resolution skills, etc. The position requires staff to transport the clients in company vehicles to school, appointments, and activities. Additionally, the staff is required to administer medication to the clients, assist them with light housekeeping, homework, etc.
Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:
Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree preferable
A valid child development teaching permit or completed 12 semester units of early childhood education, adolescent development or Foster and Kinship education and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth
A valid certificate as an Alcohol Counselor, Drug Counselor or Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth
A valid vocational training certificate, credential, or documentation demonstrating that the individual is a trade journeyperson who instructs children in vocational skills and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth as a mentor, athletic coach, teacher, vocational coach, tutor, counselor or other relevant experience as determined by the dept
Have been previously employed as a full-time staff or served as a volunteer at a group home, short- term residential therapeutic program, or substance abuse treatment program for one year
Have relevant life experience in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice systems as a consumer, mentor or caregiver or other relevant experience as determined by the dept.
Applicants must have a valid California Driver’s license, good driving record, auto insurance policy, pass a criminal record clearance, provide transcripts confirming college units or degree following up with a copy of official transcripts from the University you attended.
If interested in the position please email a detailed cover letter + your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax resumes to (559) 439-1007.