Youth Consultation Services Hackensack , NJ 07601
Dedicated. Compassionate. Inspiring. Rewarding.
These are just some of the words to describe what it's like working at YCS. YCS employees are devoted professionals who have a passion for helping children, adolescents and adults.
Do you share the same qualities?
Holley Child Care and Development Center is a 24-hour long-term intensive treatment residential facility for high-risk and behavioral-challenged children ages 8 - 15.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve in a dual capacity by:
(a) assisting school personal with all aspects of classroom responsibilities and supervision of students during the school day; and
(b) provide quality daily care and supervision of residential clients
Assist with learning centers and any other designated classroom activities with the supervision of the Teacher
Applicants will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision.
This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to young client's who may have evidenced difficulties.
Staff will be expected to assist the young client's development and trust in adults, through the use of positive reinforcement and praise.
As a member of a therapeutic treatment team, include becoming familiar with the residents' treatment goals, carrying out expected interventions, observation and documentation of success, along with identifying current or suggesting new, therapeutic goals which may require attention by the treatment team.
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
RequirementsMust be at least 21 years or older
Must have a valid driver's license
3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting
H.S. Diploma/G.E.D. College preferred.
YCS Location - Holley, Hackensack, NJ
All new hires are required to attend a week orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.
Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.
YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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