Leake and Watts Services

  • Support Staff Per Diem

    Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/8/2017 2:35 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Mental Health
  • Overview

    Actively patrol and assist residential staff in maintaining the health and safety of youth on campus. Primary responders to crisis situations.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following

    • Supervision and Safety -Actively assists in the supervision of youth on campus by patrolling grounds and nearby community.  Responds to residents who are out-of-program or attempting to leave the campus using established protocols (Such as "Code Yellow").
    • Crisis Intervention - Responds to crisis situations when observed or called for assistance.  Responds to "Code Blue" as available staff to support cottage staff during crisis situations.  Relationships with Youth - Establish and maintain appropriate and therapuetic relationships with the reisdents.  Develop an understanding of each resident's strength and needs and individualize interactions accordingly.  Maintain appropriate boundaries at all times and model appropriate interactions for child care staff.
    • Crisis Management, and Safety - Model and ensure the appropriate use of TCI techniques including verbal de-escalation techniques, restraint procedures, and Life Space Interviewing.
    • Behavior Management - Implement and Model PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) system fully.  Attend all required meetings and trainings and share new and updated information with staff when necessary.  At all times, model core values of ROAR (Respect, On-Task, Act Safely and Responsibility) and frame corrections of resident's behaviors in positive ways.
    • Campus Support - Provides additional staffing and support in the cottages on an as needed basis.  Assists with other duties depending on the situational needs of the campus (ie transporting youth, AWOL, Police Custody retrievals).
    • Documentation -Ensure proper documentation of events and timely communication with other inter-disciplinary team members around incidents.
    • Attend and participate in all staff meetings, trainings and workshops as required.Show organizational commitment which includes understanding and actively supporting the mission, policies and procedures protecting the integrity of the agency. Is knowledgeable of all RTC and applicable agency policies and procedures; modeling, training and actively supervising the use of each


    • High School Degree
    • A safe driving record as determined by NYS Department of Motor Vehicles


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