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Lead YOUTH Resident Care Worker-3rd Shift- Bakari

Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Lead YOUTH Resident Care Worker-3rd Shift- BakariJob Code: 2021-SPECIALI-016Location: Division of Specialized ServicesDepartment: Residential Treatment CenterFT/PT Status: Full TimeJob Responsibilities: Position Summary: The 3 rd Shift Lead Resident Care Worker provides two essential roles within the Residential Care Center . The first role is being responsible for direct care, nurturing and supervision of the residents during 3 rd Shift. This includes providing supervision of the youth placed in Residential Care Center. Responsible for ensuring all youth and staff are following Bakari Center 3 rd shift protocols. The second role is being a shift lead to ensure staff are trained, staff are meeting the needs of the youth, and all staff are following the policies/procedures of the Residential Care Center. Lead Duties: As a Lead Resident Care worker, you will be responsible for training new 3 rd shift staff, being a role model, and orientating staff at the Residential Care Center. You will also:

act as a 3 rd shift leader to ensure staff are meeting the needs of the youth at the Residential Care Center. This includes assuring that all 3 rd shift bedroom checks are being completed and that all documentation is being submitted by the end of each shift.
redirect staff and share staff -related performance concerns with supervisor immediately.
ensure all policies, procedures, and protocols are being followed in accordance with State of Wisconsin and Milwaukee County licensing and operation standards.

Job Qualifications: Minimal Qualification

A high school diploma or equivalent
Ability to work full time 3 rd shift including weekends and holidays
Be at least 20 years older
Meet one of the following qualifications:

Have a bachelor's or associate degree from a college or university with a focus on child and youth care work or in a social or behavioral science field.
Have at least one year of successful experience working in a recognized child welfare residential setting for the type of population served by the center.
Be certified as a child and youth care worker under the standards of the national organization of child and youth care workers association or other department-recognized certifying authority
Have completed a supervised traineeship program under Chapter DCF 52sub. (5)(g).

A minimum of one year of experience with children of a similar age to the population served.
Valid driver's license, automobile, and insurance sufficient to meet agency requirements required
Meet all the employee requirements including references, criminal background check, drug test, and driver's license check.

Other Job Information (if applicable): Working Conditions:

State-Licensed Residential Care Center, Type II
Most of the work is done throughout the building, in the community and in some cases, participants' homes.
Local travel as required fulfilling essential functions of the position.
Ability to provide coverage as needed.
Ability to manage youth who have experienced a great deal of trauma and express trauma through behaviors.

Physical Demands: Duties require possible activity while monitoring or interacting with youth in the program. Staff may be required to use physical intervention in extremely rare situations if there is immediate physical harm posed to youth or staff. Ability to lift 30 pounds. Driving is required.Apply online at or email resume, specifying LEAD RESIDENT CARE WORKER TO PM21 PI134448368

Keywords: Wisconsin Community Services, Milwaukee , Lead YOUTH Resident Care Worker-3rd Shift- Bakari, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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