Position Announcement: Psychiatric residential treatment program seeks energetic and committed individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young abused/emotionally disturbed children (ages 4 - 12). Physically active, intense, rewarding positions available. Position works as part of team to provide direct supervision of children in the agency's two residential and academic treatment programs (Jasper Mountain Center and SAFE Center).
Hours: Full, part time and relief positions currently available
Work Locations: Jasper Mountain Center37875 Jasper-Lowell Road Jasper, OR 97438 and SAFE Center89124 Marcola Road Springfield OR 97478
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a human service field or within two years of degree completion. Training in child abuse and child development preferred. Excellent communication and teamwork skills required. CPR/First Aid Certification and Food Handler's Certification required within the first 60 days of hire.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assisting team in maintaining the structure and treatment milieu for the children in agency residential and academic treatment programs
Helping to implement each child's individualized treatment plan through interactions, teaching life skills, and therapeutic program activities (such as outdoor sports, school day classroom supervision and support, field trips, arts and crafts, etc.)
In creating the treatment milieu, attention should be given to cultural differences among children, and making those differences a positive part of the treatment environment.
Documenting shifts using the agency's computerized logging system.
Providing verbal or physical interventions to insure safety of the children (the agency uses Crisis Prevention Institute certification standards for interventions and will provide training).
Assisting the program with practical functioning, such as facilitating chores, etc.
Attending staff meetings and providing input into the children's treatment plans.
Administering medication to children in programs (training will be provided).
Following agency's confidentiality policies and practices.
Other duties as may be assigned including medication administration (training provided).
Schedule: Full-time, part-time and relief positions currently available. Shifts run 7:30 A.M. -3:30 P.M. and 2:00 P.M.- 10:00 P.M. Monday afternoon shift runs 1:30 P.M.9:30 P.M. Note: Staff meeting attendance generally required for position, 1:30 P.M. 3:00 P.M. Monday afternoons.
Compensation: Exact rate depends on education and experience. Bachelor's range begins at $12.03/hour with .25/hr additional for weekend hours. Benefit package applies for regularly scheduled positions including paid time off and employer-paid health insurance for full time positions.
Application Process: Resume and cover letter can be submitted via Craigslist email relay, or mailed to Jasper Mountain Center: 37875 Jasper-Lowell Road Jasper OR 97438, Attention: Human Resources. Applicants will be contacted if chosen for an interview. At interview, you will be asked to complete an agency application. You can pick one up at our Jasper Mountain Center site, or print it from our website (www.jaspermountain.org) to bring to the interview, with any other materials you wish to submit.