Responsible for the direct care and safety of the children residing at Walden School.
SUPERVISOR: Department Supervisor
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
SUPERVISION OF STUDENTS
Supervise children in daily routines and assist with the activities of daily living skills.
Support and assist children using methods which reflect the treatment philosophy of Walden School.
Provide students with a level of supervision consistent with the treatment plan and Walden School safety policies.
May be delegated and trained to conduct medication administration or certain medical procedure responsibilities for students.
Convey all pertinent information concerning students to other staff via e-mail, logs and incident reports.
Transport children as needed.
Utilize crisis intervention strategies consistent with the Professional Assault Response Training program.
ADHERE TO WALDEN SCHOOL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Attend trainings as assigned by the supervisor.
Maintain current certification in PART, Pro-Act, OSHA, CPR and First Aid.
Consistently follow Walden School policies and procedures.
**May be required to drive students on field trips and additional driving responsibilities as needed.
**Some lifting may be required when working with young students or students with special needs, however, TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible. The diversity of our student population may require that some assignments have a heavier physical responsibility due to safety. If the opening for which you are applying will require more strenuous physical activity, the unique needs will be discussed at the time of interview.
*Perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Supervisor.
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
**TLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, and any other legally protected characteristic.
**TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible.
• At least one year of experience in a residential treatment program or a degree in Human Services preferred
• Previous experience with crisis prevention and ability to prevent harmful behaviors preferred
• Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis
• A minimum of conversational fluency in American Sign Language required, with native, or near-native ASL fluency preferred