Direct Care Staff

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing constant line of sight (sound) supervision for all clients entrusted to your care, both on facility property and when supervising off campus activities.
  • Providing group activities designed to meet the needs and interests of each client, which include independent living skills.
  • Providing behavioral management of all clients, following CPI training guidelines when necessary to de-escalate a crisis.
  • Providing the Human Service Professional (HSP) with documentation related to behavioral observations of clients, progress on treatment goals and response to treatment.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with work experience, who demonstrates the theoretical and/or practical knowledge of treatment of emotional and behavioral child and adolescent disturbances OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.
  • Experience in a social or recreational program involving client activities program in a therapeutic social or healthcare setting a plus.
  • Successful completion of Crisis Prevention Institute training in dealing with aggressive behaviors (may be completed upon hire at our facility).
  • CPR Certification and First Aid Training (may be completed upon hire at our facility).
  • Ability to work as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • SC driver’s license in good standing preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages helpful.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.

Shifts:

  • Day Shift: 7 am – 3 pm
  • Evening Shift: 3 pm – 11 pm
  • Night Shift: 11 pm – 7 am
  • Openings available on evenings and nights. All candidates must be able to work some weekends.

   We conduct a new hire orientation over the course of 3 consecutive weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm.

Job Types:

Full-time, Part-time

Salary:

$9.75 to $10.50 /hour

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