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Community Health Network Youth Support Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Youth Support Specialist

Job Ref

2103853

Category

Behavioral Health

Job Family

Youth Support Specialist

Department

Gallahue-LCFS Secure Resident

Schedule

Full-time

Facility

Behavioral Health Eastside

Eastside

Indianapolis, IN

United States

Shift

Day Job

Hours

7:00am - 3:30pm

Every other weekend

Pay Starts At $15.00/hour

Up To $2,000 Retention Bonus

Job Location

The Youth Support Specialist position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Job Duties

  • The Youth Specialist provides direct resident care, providing a safe and therapeutic environment through daily assessments, treatment plan implementation with the provision of individual, and group instruction of activities of daily living skills.

  • Participate in aggressive behavior management appropriate to the population served.

Experience

Experience in a helping field preferred.

Education

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

License

A valid driver’s license with a driving record that adheres to Community Health Network policy.

Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal), and assessments and treatment competencies specific to population being served

  • Must possess, by specialized training and/or experience, specific age-specific competencies to deal with the needs of the patient population served

  • Must be able to assist clients with daily living skills as needed, participate in daily activities and then perform household duties as needed

  • Ability to cognitively analyze and reason to perform therapeutic interventions

  • Auditory skills to hear reporting by clients of their problems

Keywords

Behavioral health, residential care

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.

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