Youth Residential Worker 3rd Shift LC

Genacross Lutheran Services

We are offering a $4,000 sign on bonus for full time positions.

PICK-UP INCENTIVE of $4/hour Mon.-Fri., $6/hour Sat./Sun. and $8 for holidays.

3rd Shift Full-time Positions Available

We Offer Full Benefits

  • Paid Training
  • PTO Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

About Genacross Lutheran Services

Genacross Lutheran Services is a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to providing compassionate care and support to individuals and communities in need. We are currently seeking dedicated and talented individuals to join our team in various positions across our organization. If you are passionate about making a positive impact in people’s lives and share our values, we invite you to consider joining us at Genacross Lutheran Services.

Working at Genacross Lutheran Services

As an employee at Genacross Lutheran Services, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fulfilling environment, where your skills and talents will be utilized to serve the needs of our community. We offer a range of positions across multiple disciplines, including healthcare, social services, administration, and more. Our team members play a vital role in providing exceptional care and support to individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.

Position Summary

Direct care staff provide daily case management and residential treatment services for children in the home in which they reside. Care workers provide care to the children assisting them with daily activities such as personal hygiene, helping them with their social skills and being present for them for anything they may need assistance with. Individuals in this role should have a passion for taking care of children.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Supervise, engage, and positively interact with youth with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties in a home-like environment.
  • Develop and facilitate behavioral programming for the resident in the home.
  • Accurately record data on individual residents, including daily observations and information about activities, behaviors and social interactions with peers.
  • Teach and assist residents in activities of daily living including self-care habits such as eating, hygiene, etc.
  • Plan, organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games, painting, drawing, crafts, singing, sports, etc.
  • Perform household responsibilities to include preparing food for residents, general cleaning, and minor maintenance necessary to keep youth safe.
  • Assist with teaching social and independent living skills to youth.
  • Provide coping skills to youth so situations don’t reach a high level or risk and cause a crisis.
  • Verbally de-escalate situations as needed and use approved physical crisis intervention as a last resort to keep residents and staff safe.
  • Utilize trauma informed treatment approaches in all interactions with youth.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by following Genacross’ mission and vision statements.
  • Communicate with and provide information to co-workers and supervisors to help create a safe environment for residents and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Attend individual youth treatment planning meetings, scheduled staff meetings, and trainings as required.
  • Provide shift coverage as needed and in emergencies.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

Education, Training And Experience

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelors preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • A passion for caring for children.
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • Must successfully complete all background screening requirements.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Preferred First Aid/CPR/AED certified.

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