Cardinal McCloskey Services - Ossining, NY

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The Child Care Worker is responsible for the supervision of daily living skills of the population. They are also responsible for knowing and implementing the policies and procedures of the agency and program.

Position Responsibilities:
Must have good interpersonal communication skills.

Must be able to carry a seventy-five pound weighted shape at least one hundred feet.

Must be able to effectively communicate with the population of the Program individually and as a group. Must be able to successfully complete the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Course of Cornell University.

Responsible to monitor the daily routines of the Program, i.e. wakeup, school attendance, recreation, laundry, etc.

Responsible for the timely documentation and processing of all critical incident reports that occur on their shifts.

Responsible for all medication administration on their shifts, medical needs and transportation to and from medical appointments as needed.

Responsible for supervision and participation during the after-school tutorial program. .

Attend, participate, and co-lead, if needed, weekly group therapy sessions as designated by administrative personnel.

Responsible for maintaining a clear, orderly and healthy environment for the residents.

Responsible for monitoring petty cash and the distribution of children’s allowances.

Provide residents a choice and opportunity to attend religious services at place of worship.

Responsible for performing appropriate TCI techniques in their daily functions within the program.

Assist in the preparation of all departmental reports (i.e. Service Plan Reviews, Initial Adjustment Planning Conference, Bi-Weekly Resident Reviews, ICMPs, etc.)

Attendance at the various meetings is required at the request of administrative personnel.

Responsible for providing transportation, supervision and assistance for residents with clothes shopping.

Responsible for food and household supply shopping when needed.

Provide for celebration or observance of traditional holidays and resident birthdays.

To protect and advocate for the rights of all the residents in a safe and nurturing environment.

Responsible for documenting of information in the Daily Log and Individual Resident Logs on a daily basis, and communication book when needed.

Responsible for preparing, serving and supervision of daily meals and snacks as needed.

Assist with scheduling, supervision and participation in recreational activities for the residents.

Provide counsel and guidance to the residents within the framework of their Individual Service Plan.

Responsible for answering emergency calls, notification to appropriate personnel and documentation.

Essential skills, experience, licensure, certification :
An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Service or related field preferred.

A valid New York State Driver’s License.

Direct care experience with children and adolescents in a congregate care facility preferred. .

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