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Youth Care Worker - Lakeside

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Location: Goddard, KS

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Job Description

Full-Time Youth Care Workers/Direct Care Staff Needed Immediately For All Shifts!

Program Overview

Lakeside Academy, located approximately fifteen miles west of Wichita, is a residential youth center that provides programming for boys ages 13 and older and works closely with the Kansas Department of Children and Family Services.  With a licensed capacity of 45 residents, Lakeside Academy is licensed through the Kansas Department of Health Environment and serves youth in foster care in Kansas.   The Lakeside Academy environment focuses on behavioral change through the establishment of a positive peer culture and the intervention of negative behavior. 

Position Overview

Youth Care Workers actively supervise, guide, and provide direction to 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. Youth care workers demonstrate competent skills that support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the youth under their supervision. Youth care workers also participate 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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