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Youth Care Worker - Riverside

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Location: Wichita, KS

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Job Description

Immediate Openings For Full-Time and PRN/As Needed Youth Care Workers Needed For All Shifts!

Program Overview

Riverside Academy is a residential treatment facility providing psychiatric treatment for boys and girls, ages 6 and older. Riverside Academy serves Child in Need of Care (CINC), Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) with a variety of mental health disorders, including behavioral disorders, sexual disorders, and/or drug and alcohol dependence or abuse and developmental delays. A low resident-to-teacher/counselor ratio is essential to the child’s progress. Our experienced and highly skilled staff works closely with each child to develop their full potential for academic achievement and mastery of critical life and coping skills.

Position Overview

A Youth Care Worker (also known as Teacher Counselor) provides supervision, guidance and direction to emotionally and behaviorally challenged youth in an adolescent residential setting. It is the primary responsibility of the Youth Care Worker to provide a physically and emotionally safe and secure environment. A Youth Care Worker demonstrates competent skills that support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the youth under their supervision. The position also participates in the development and implementation of individualized program plans and unit programs that are designed to meet the goals of the youth served. Youth Care Workers are directly responsible for implementing and following the unit schedule and providing guidance and support as the residents learn social and life skills.

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