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Direct Care Staff Needed

Direct Care Staff Needed


Direct Care Staff

10 full-time openings for The House of the Good Shepherd

Summary: Supervise children in their daily routine in accordance with agency policy and procedures and program protocols; -Participate in the development and implementation of ongoing activity programs for children in care; -Maintain a safe, clean and homelike environment for children in care; -Manage all behavioral problems in a manner that reflects the agency Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training and agency policy and procedures; -Provide feedback regarding individualized treatment plans and implement these plans as defined by the child's primary therapist/treatment team; -Regularly participate in staff meetings and supervision; -Ensure completion of all written documentation as defined by program and agency policy and procedure; -Ensure that all program and agency policies and procedures are followed; -In the absence of the shift supervisor or other assigned staff, pass medication in accordance with physicians orders and record medications given according to agency guidelines and procedures; -Participate in QI training and actively participate in the agency Quality Improvement Program; -Successfully complete all required agency training as defined by program and agency policy; -Other related tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: High School Diploma or the equivalent. Some higher education preferred. Current valid NYS driver's license

Good verbal and written communication skills. HGS is an EOE and Drug Free Workplace.  Reference/Security Check, Physical, and Drug Test required.  Interested applicants to email a resume to  or mail a resume to The House of the Good Shepherd, attn: Human Resources, 100 Lomond Court Utica, NY 13501