Youth Care Specialist
Foundations for Living - Mansfield, OH

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Foundations for Living is a residential facility for male and female adolescents with mental health issues. Located on the edge of Mansfield, Ohio, in a rural setting and with easy access to I-71, we are a CARF accredited facility offering indvidual, group and family counseling to our residents. Our mission is to provide an environment of safety where youth feel empowered to heal the wounds of the past and build a foundation of hope for the future.

The Youth Care Specialist provides direct care to our teens in a residential setting, which includes daily classroom education, after school activities and during the night. The Youth Care Specialist provides a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and support in the activities of daily living for our residents by providing structure and support, redirecting residents and setting limits on whichever shift assigned..

Our Youth Care Specialists work to actively engage kids in a structured program in support of treatment in a pro-social model designed to provide each resident wiht the necessary skills for a safe and productive life. Specialists serve as positive role models and work as part of a team of educators, clinicians, and nurses to support each youth as he or she works to meet individual goals.

Our benefits include a generous PTO plan, two medical insurance options, vision, dental and life insurance selections, short and long term disability, 401(k) with match, and employee stock purchase options.

Requirements

FFL is licensed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health. Candidates must:
  • be at least 21 years of age
  • possess an associates degree in human services, social services or related field
  • experience in a residential setting strongly preferred
  • successfully complete a criminal background screen, including fingerprinting, prior to starting work
Candidates must be available to work two weekends of every three on whatever shift assigned. Schedules include holiday rotations. Overtime may be required.

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