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Direct Care Staff Location: AMIkids- Bennettsville (Bennettsville, SC) Job Code: 9/4-126 # of openings: 1 Description Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids? AMIkids has served over 135,000 kids and their families since 1969.
Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community.
Our Guiding Principles : Kids First, Family and Safety.
Our Core Values : Respect, Creativity, Honesty, Enthusiasm, Loyalty, Integrity, Leadership, Diversity, Goal Orientation, Excellence and Dedication.
Now, you can be a part of this outstanding organization and help guide the way.
Take the step.
Make a difference.
We are currently seeking Direct Care Staff for the 2nd and 3rd shifts.
Position Summary The role of the Direct Care Staff is responsibility for directing and safely supervising the youth in our care.
Primary responsibility is to provide guidance in behavior choices by teaching social, self-help, academic and living skills.
Essential Job Duties Ensure the safety and supervision of all youth in accordance with all operational and contractual requirements, Serve as advisor and positive role model for youth in the program, Prevent and intervene in youth altercations and incidents, using the authorized state mandated training methods, Effective use of the Behavior Modification System by providing redirection and coaching to youth, Coach and advise youth helping them to grow and develop in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills, interpersonal communications and behavior, When working overnight shift: Supervise youth during quiet and sleeping hours, Conduct bed checks in accordance to established schedule, Complete required shift documentation, Notify management immediately of problems and/or incidents, Communicate necessary information to appropriate team members and supervisors, Complete incident, accident and behavioral reports according to standard operating procedures Document and review required notes in Shift Log, Communicate necessary information timely to team members and upon shift change, Ensure facility, equipment and supplies are in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies Teach youth how to maintain all equipment within compliance standards, Maintain the repair and maintenance log and inventory of related equipment, Administer first aid and CPR during emergencies in accordance with the national standards, May be required to participate in day and/or overnight trips, special activities that involve recreational sports, and may require extended 16-hour workdays/24 hour on-call status, Drive programs vehicles as required in accordance with AMIkids transportation guidelines.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience High school diploma/GED (degree preferred), Minimum one year related experience within an educational or youth service program, preferably working with troubled youth, Obtain and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements, Obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certification by nationally recognized organization, Must possess and maintain valid drivers license in the state of employmentand have a driving record that meets the standards of the AMIkids Transportation Policy(CDL may be required based on role); may be required to obtain and maintain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with passenger and school bus endorsement.
As well as an opportunity to make an exceptional difference in kids' lives, AMIKids offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and STD Insurance, Retirement Opportunities, Holidays & PTO, Education Assistance, EAP, Disability Programs and Credit Union Membership.
For more information on AMIkidsgo to www.
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