Direct Care Worker

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Daytona Beach, FL

Job status
Full time
Job description
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TrueCore Behavioral Solutions is now hiring a Direct Care Worker to provide safety and security to our facility through proper youth supervision.

We offer the following benefits:
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Paid time off
• Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
• Retirement benefits or accounts
Education requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a required training program.
Experience requirements
• 1 year of experience working with youths preferred.
• Must be 21 years or older.
• You will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
• Must pass a background check.
• Supervise and/or participate in various recreation programs and activities with juvenile residents.
• Teach, supervise and/or participate in various daily living activities with juvenile residents.
• Provide advice to individual juvenile residents on personal problems they encounter while in the facility such as peer pressure, adapting to the surroundings, and so forth.
• Keep continuous track of the number of juvenile residents under direct supervision through periodic head counts.
• Use understanding to calm disruptive residents in a potentially dangerous situation.
• Physically restrain residents to prevent endangering the health and safety of the resident and others.
• Constantly observe unusual physical appearance or behavior of juvenile residents throughout the facility.
• Detect unusual odors such as marijuana, cigarette smoke, fires, or alcohol to uncover violations, and protect the security, safety, and welfare of the juvenile residents.
• Listen for unusual sounds such as a sudden change in noise level, calls for help, cries of fire, arguments among juvenile residents, etc.
• Learn the names and recognize juvenile residents under immediate charge.
• Check the facility for safety and security hazards such as fire, smoke, broken pipes, unlocked doors, and tampered windows and locks.
• Search juveniles clothing and possessions and make periodic room checks.
• Participate in escape apprehension & emergency response activities.
• Supervise, perform, and instruct juvenile residents in housekeeping duties.
• Ensure that all residents are washed and properly dressed.
• Write comprehensive, factual, incident reports.

About us:
TrueCore Behavioral Solutions operates residential facilities for youth who have been ordered by the court into juvenile justice facilities. The company boasts a 20-year history of providing services to at-risk youth, helping young people discover their true core potential to lead productive and rewarding lives.

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