Child Care Worker -WTRS
Job Type

Residential treatment and recovery program for women with substance use disorders offers hope, love, and assistance for women in recovery by removing substance use as a barrier to employment and living in the community. Services support women in achieving abstinence, maintaining recovery, avoiding illegal activity and meeting parenting responsibilities. The program also provides supports to help women obtain employment and transition into safe and stable housing.

Children 13 or younger are allowed to stay with their mothers while they are in the residential treatment program, and therapeutic child care is available. Services are provided at no cost to participants.


Job Description:

  • Provides therapeutic supervision of infants, toddlers, and children with emotional and/ or behavioral challenges, residing in a 24/7 residential gender-specific, trauma-responsive substance abuse treatment facility with their parents.   
  • Organizes,   prepares, and leads activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as creative play, interactive games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and community activities. 
  • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet children's varying needs and interests
  • Facilitates parenting education groups with parents, including but not limited to education on positive reinforcement, bonding, developmental stages, and drug   and alcohol prevention. 
  • Models strong interactive skills and provides nurturing guidance to parents to enhance their parenting skills, with respect to appropriate therapeutic   boundaries. 
  • Observes and evaluates children's progress in terms of behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Prepares  and maintains records of children’s progress and services delivered, reporting changes in condition to parents and manager/supervisor.
  • Participates in weekly treatment team meetings as directed by direct supervisor.
  • Performs   housekeeping duties, such as cleaning, washing clothes, dishes, running  errands, and inspection of facilities in accordance with environment of  care. 
  • Ensures and provides high quality, compassionate, and ethical delivery of services to improve program and organizational performance. Assists   with service related compliance. 
  • Intervenes, stabilizes and manages acute crisis situations as needed.
  • Assists in training co-staff in areas relating to service specialties as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality for all indirect/direct service in accordance with agency policies and HIPPA policies. 
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned.


Ascend partners with Highland Rivers Health, Georgia’s largest Community Service Board (CSB). Being part of our team and working in a CSB means you’re helping individuals and families otherwise unable to access treatment from private providers to address healthcare challenges associated with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. You’ll be working with purpose to make a difference in the lives of people who need you most. Each of our jobs in healthcare will work in a Highland Rivers Health facility. Learn more about Ascend at 

Ascend Community Staffing Partners, LLC does not discriminate with regard to employment, compensation, place of work, or promotion because of race, color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or national origin.

English-Spanish bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply


 Education – High School Diploma/GED 

 Experience – Experience with addictive diseases, mental health, and/or early childhood education preferred

 Other - Criminal background check clearance, valid driver’s license/ID, drug screen, TB test, eligible 7yr MVR 

Salary Description
12.00 per hour