Looking to work with youth and make a difference in a child's life? We are recruiting a full-time Direct Care Professional for our Group Homes in Tucson, AZ. Group Care provides a family environment and cares for children and teens until they transition into a home, long-term foster care or independent living.
Join our team as a full-time DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL (DCP) for our youth group homes in Tucson. Pay Range: $9.75-$11.27/hr depending on education/experience, plus $0.50 shift differential for evening and overnight shifts.
SCHEDULE: Evenings: 2:00pm-10:00pm (Days to be determined).
What does this shift typically look like?
- Shift changeover will be conducted first to communicate any issues or concerns of clients.
- Check on each client a minimum of every 15 minutes. The staff documents each check in the overnight log.
- Document all client activity through the night (unable to sleep, up to use the restroom, etc).
- Work on file audits, service plan documentation, food count and inventory, as well as a checklist of other nightly checks and tasks.
**All shifts are required to document behaviors and interactions for all clients during each shift, so a large part of the time will be spent completing progress notes and weekly/monthly summaries.
Keywords: behavioral health, at-risk, group home, direct care, BHT, DCP, counseling, children, adolescents, child welfare, overnights, weekends