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Child Care Worker
Job Title: Child Care Worker
Company Name: Presbyterian Children's Home Farmington
Job Description: Serve as a member of the treatment team for each assigned child, and consult with other team members as needed/requested to ensure that treatment planning goals are being met. Facilitates, in large measure, the socialization and daily living treatment objectives for each child, while at the same time ensuring the proper care, supervision and safety of each assigned child. Provides support and back-up to other Child Care staff as needed/requested. • Hold a valid driver’s license, have and maintain a risk-free driving record. • Undergo initial and periodic child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and child care/elder care disqualification list screenings as conducted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services utilizing the Family Care Safety Registry. • Upon request, submit fingerprints for review by the Missouri Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation. • Undergo a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical with the results showing
Min. Degree Req.: High School Diploma
Job Requirements: • Complete personal possession inventory on all residents at time of admission and update routinely until time of discharge. • Review background information on all new assigned residents. • Set up and maintain living unit files, medication records, individual logs and crisis files. • Participate in the development of the initial treatment plan by helping to identify significant treatment issues and suggesting treatment interventions appropriate to the daily living environment. • Participate in the development of the Master Treatment Plan, as requested. • Implement the socialization and daily living treatment objectives for each resident. • Attend and participate in scheduled resident staffings, as requested. • Participate in weekly treatment team meetings. • Participate in scheduled supervisory meetings. • Utilize crisis intervention techniques according to agency protocol • Supervise and provide structure/guidance for residents at all times. • Teach pro-social communicatio
Required Skills: Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with children displaying behavioral and emotional problems; an ability to maintain an appropriate balance between being authoritative and supportive; an ability to not take children’s negative comments or behaviors personally; and must be able to make sound decisions in crisis situations and under pressure. Personal maturity is an extremely important attribute. Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
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Job Type: Student Employment
Location: Farmington
Contact Person: Dana L. Kramer HR Coordinator 1220 North Lindbergh St. Louis, MO 63132
Phone: Office: 314.989.9727 | 800.383.8147 Direct Line: 314-227-4526
Contact Preference: Email
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