Overnight Youth Care Worker, Spanish/English Bilingual- Mesa

Mesa, Arizona, United States Full-time

A New Leaf's Alice Peterson Resicence and Dorothy Mitchell Residence are licensed and accredited 24-hour youth shelters for children that offer specialized case management for the purpose of family reunification.

The principle goal of these programs is to provide a safe and stable environment in which to foster the optimal growth and development of each child. Supporting objectives include improved physical health, improved education/vocation skill development and timely family reunification and/or release planning. 

A New Leaf is seeking a part time Spanish/English Bilingual Youth Care Worker for our overnight shift working 28 hrs. per week. 

Shift: Sunday - Wednesday, 9:30pm - 7:30am

Pay Rate: $14.85/hr.

Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to): 

  • Provide consistent “line of sight” supervision for clients.
  • Ensure client safety during "sleep" hours, monitoring through bed checks at least every 15 minutes.
  • Provide varied verbal and physical crisis intervention and counseling.
  • Complete nightly bed count using Profiler.  Complete shift report and enter NextGen data on the computer each night.
  • Review all resources (log book, staff meeting notes, etc.) to stay well informed of events, program/client needs.
  • Document and submit significant and routine reports, such as progress notes, incident reports, AWOL, etc.
  • Monitor self-medications as required.
  • Must have the ability to stay awake during the overnight shift.
  • Supervise "wake up" call and morning structure.
Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:  
  • Demonstrate and provide strong communications skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Committed to teamwork and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Have proficiency with personal computers and applicable software programs.
  • Have the skills necessary to engage and work with others.
  • High school diploma or GED and (2) two years of work experience required or Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a human services field with (1) one year of work experience needed. 
  • Must be Spanish/English bilingual. Bilingual skills must meet the agency standard and have the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish and the ability to interpret and translate. 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.
  • Needs current auto liability insurance and a clean 39-month motor vehicle record.
  • Have a Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card or be able to pass various background checks in order to obtain one.
Due to state licensing requirements, applicants must be a minimum 21 years of age.
 

Location: Mesa, AZ 85203

Pay Rate: $14.85/hr.

Pay Comments: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: Direct deposit, Competitive pay, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Annual Team member Appreciation Event, informal, yet professional team environment. 
 
PLEASE NOTE:  Only those candidates with the experience and qualifications that correspond to our requirements may be contacted by a member of our hiring department. 
 
Please wait to hear from us; do not call the Human Resources Department to check on the status of your application. NO PHONE CALLS. No Third Party or Temp Agencies.
 
We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
 
A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of driving records, employment, education, and criminal background search.
 
A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participa en el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.