- Full Time
- Catholic Charities Human Resources, Albany, NY 12203
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Charge Person - Overnight Shift (Heery Center)
The Heery Center for Young Families of Community Maternity Services, an agency of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany has an opening for a full-time Charge Person on the overnight shift (11:00pm-7:00am Sunday-Thursday).
The position is direct-care working with pregnant and parenting adolescents and their infants/children.Responsibilities will include some transporting and light housekeeping, as well as supervision of the overnight staff.
The right candidate must be able to work as pasrt of a therapeutic team, follow routine and be flexible, sincere, caring and nurturing. Must possess the ability to recognize the effects of trauma on children/adolescents and respond as a member of the Therapeutic team; and have the ability to advocate for youth in a variety of settings and systems. Knowlwdge of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Behavior Management techniques is helpful but not required. Training will be provided for an otherwise qualified candidate.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of directly relevant and progressively responsible experience working with youth in a residential setting. At least 3 years of supervisory experience is required. An Associate's Degree in Human Services or related field is preferred; a High School Diploma or Equivalency Degree is required. The Charge Person will be required to conduct shift meetings, charge meetings and house meetings. The candidate will need assertive skills as necessary to supervise staff and residents. The candidate must possess the skills to conduct training of new staff; implementing and enforcing rules and regulations of the program, policies and procedures of the agency. The Charge Person will be responsible for delegating and overseeing staff shift responsibilities. Attendance at trainings, in-services, staff meetings and weekly supervisions is required; as well as transporting clients and household duties such as laundry, cleaning and cooking. A valid NYS driver's license is also required. Must be able to lift children up to 45 lbs., demonstrate a full range of motion, be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time and be able to walk up and down stairs as necessary.
Please no phone calls about this position.