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Community Health Network Youth Support Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Youth Support Specialist

Job Ref



Behavioral Health

Job Family

Youth Support Specialist


Gallahue-LCFS Secure Resident




Behavioral Health Eastside


Indianapolis, IN

United States


Day Job


7:00am - 3:30pm

3:00pm - 11:30pm

11:00pm - 7:30am


The Youth Support Specialist position is located across from Community Hospital East at our Lutherwood facility.


  • To provide direct resident care providing a safe andtherapeutic environment through treatment plan implementation, using individualand group instruction in activities of daily living

  • To act as an advocate, educator, mentor androle model for Lutheran Child and Family Services

  • Support and implement the policy and philosophy of theprogram and the Agency


One (1) year experience working with youth in a learning or social service environment preferred


High school diploma or GED equivalent


A valid driver’s license, and driving record that adheres to CHI policy guidelines


  • Knowledge of readiness to learn about Trauma-Informedcare and implement best practices

  • Desire to work with troubled children

  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries and set limitsin working with residents

  • Ability to utilize a strength-based perspectiveand solution-focused model with working with residents and their families

  • Assist residents with daily living skills asneeded and participate in daily activities

  • Participate in aggressive behavior managementappropriate to the population served

  • Ability to implement Individual CrisisManagement Plans with residents appropriately

  • Ability to relate in a non-judgmental andculturally-competent manner

Additional Information

Hiring for 3 working shifts 1 st , 2 nd , & 3 rd .

Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor’s offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.

Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.