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Youth Care Worker

Hillcrest Family Services, DUBUQUE, IA

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$0.20/hour on top of base wages for night and weekend shifts!




About the Organization 

Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We strive to be a leading provider in supporting brain health and wellness. We’re a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.



About the Program

Hillcrest's Anna B. Lawther Academy provides residential treatment programs for behaviorally challenged teens that are highly respected and nationally accredited.  The academy is one of only a few providers in the State of Iowa that provides a full continuum of residential services on one beautifully landscaped campus with excellent facilities, and is located in Dubuque, Iowa. These continuum of services include: foster group care, a dual-diagnosis Psychiatric Medical Institution for Children (PMIC), an emergency youth shelter, supervised apartment living, an on campus therapeutic school, therapy and medication management, primary physical health care, and Integrated Health Home programming.



Your Responsibilities

As a Youth Care Worker, your primary responsibilities include functioning as an integral member of a program team by serving as role model, parental figure, and educator to the youth in residence. In addition, you will be:

  • Serving as a role model and facilitator of excellence to all areas of service delivery, both in internal and external relations
  • Understanding what attitudes and conduct on the worker's part will be most conducive to healthy emotional development of the clients
  • Cultivating a meaningful relationship with each client in residence while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Assisting with therapeutic groups under the direction of the Residential Education Counselor



What You Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED or NCR accepted)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills



What Makes You Stand Out

  • Bachelor's degree in a human service field or ability to meet BHIS credentials.
  • Acceptable agency driver
  • One year experience working with adolescents.
  • Med Manager training



Competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Heath insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Staff development and training
  • Free onsite healthcare for employees and families



Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process.

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Job Details

ID 759442
Positions 5
Full and Part Time
Pay $11.58
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

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