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Overnight Youth Care Specialist

Janus Youth Programs, Inc, Tigard, Oregon

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/18/2020

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The Overnight Youth Care Specialist is responsible for assisting in the coordination of mental health and residential services provided by the treatment team. The position provides quality youth care and close intensive supervision of male adolescent clients in a residential treatment setting during overnight and early morning hours. This position closely monitors the client’s and the facility throughout the night and morning hours. In addition, this position prepares meals for the day and assists in maintaining food and household supplies. Position responsibilities also involve record keeping, report writing, and data entry. This position requires active participation as a member of a skills training team.

SCHEDULE: 2 shifts available, plus additional hours for staff meetings and supervision. However, these schedules may be adjusted according to the needs of the program.

Shift 1: 18 hours per week (Part Time), Saturday and Sunday 2:30am to 11:30am.

Shift 2: 38 hours per week (Full Time), Friday 9pm - 10am, Saturday 9:45pm - 11am, and Sunday 9pm - 8am.

WAGE/BENEFITS: $15.55 per hour (15.05+$0.50 differential for overnight). Full time positions are benefit eligible, part time positions may be eligible for pro-rated benefits or ineligible for benefits except as required by law. Janus offers an excellent benefits program including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance; EAP; 401(k) and paid time off (varied eligibility waiting periods apply). Voluntary optional coverage is also available.

Applications for all positions may be forwarded to appropriate similar positions within Janus Youth Programs. Positions may vary by location, pay structure, union, and supervisory staff.

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QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is qualifying.

Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent education, experience and/or training which is defined, at a minimum, as one year work experience AND two years education, training, or additional work experience, all in the care and rehabilitation of youth. (Note: No less than 50 percent of the Youth Care Specialists shall have a Bachelor’s Degree.)
Preference may be extended to current employees of Janus Youth Programs, Inc.


Driving is not required. All employees who drive for work purposes must have and maintain a valid driver’s license for state of residency, have a driving record that permits coverage under the corporate auto liability policy, and complete the agency’s driving approval process before driving for work. If driving a personal vehicle for work purposes drivers must also have personal auto liability coverage ($100,000/$300,000 levels strongly recommended). Employees are not to drive for work purposes until they have received written authorization to do so.
Bloodborne Pathogens training is required on first day of employment and annually thereafter.
Must complete Mandatory Abuse Training within the first 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.
Provides emergency first-aid, as needed, and must have and maintain standard first-aid/CPR certification.
Must pass criminal history background check.
Food Handler's Certification.
Must obtain National Provider Identification Number through the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System.


May involve exposure to communicable diseases, including a variety of illnesses and infections such as the common cold, TB, Hepatitis, flu, meningitis, and HIV.
May involve exposure to upset, angry, severely traumatized or emotionally disturbed children, adolescents and families.
May involve time in excess of routine schedule and/or overtime, including evening/overnight, weekend hours, and/or holidays.
May require working and providing services at locations other than program site (i.e., restaurant, café’, clients’ apartments, etc.,) and may, therefore, be exposed to environments not under agency control (i.e., second-hand smoke, varying hygiene practices, etc.).
This position description is intended to give the reader a general idea of the overall purpose and the main activities and responsibilities that are intrinsic to this position. While this description is intended to be representative, it is not intended to be limiting.

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