RESIDENT CARE WORKER- CASEY HOUSE

STATUS: Part-Time
LOCATION: Niagara Falls
REPORTS TO: Resident Care Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required
  • Flexible schedule-minimum availability of 2 shifts per week overnights and weekends required
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License and Registration
  • Use of a personal vehicle

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for runaway and homeless youth in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth in residence.
  • Refers youth to case manager for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep, and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.
  • Participates actively in ongoing professional development.
  • Attends monthly Casey House staff meetings.
  • Handles transportation duties on occasion, as directed by Supervisor.
  • Meets and participates on a regular, planned basis with the Residential Care Coordinator for supervision.
  • Performs other duties assigned by Administration.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Attn D. Carella – HR Director
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls,  NY  14305

or email to: