Provides direct supervision of youth in a residential
Duties and Responsibilities
Establish a family-like environment in the residence that
includes modeling supporting behaviors and expectations.
Assist youth with participating in daily schedule and routine,
including but not limited to meal preparation, medication
administration, developing independent skills, and preparing and
Provide transportation for youth to appointments according to
outlined safety rules.
Monitor overnight activity at the home.
Job Qualifications Education, Training, and
High school diploma or equivalency required.
Ability to learn de-escalation techniques and become CPR and
first aid certified.
Direct care experience in a mental health field or working with
vulnerable adults preferred. Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ability to read, write and speak fluent English; Spanish
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Good communication skills with ability to work compassionately
and display sensitivity to persons served.
Additional Work Requirements
Valid unrestricted driver’s license with good driving record,
proof of current registration and automobile insurance required;
reliable personal transportation suitable for safely transporting
persons served required.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Near visual acuity.
Hand-eye coordination; hand and finger dexterity.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
Ability to move freely about the facility.
May be subject to hot temperatures of cooking appliances.
Ability to maneuver up and down staircases.
Ability to stoop, bend and lift arms over head.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to “Be The Rock That
Starts The Ripple”. A ripple of transformation in the individual
lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of
positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at
Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are
always looking for additional employees who want to make a big
impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic,
collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while
upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and
seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in
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