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Care Advocate Specialist - 2nd Shift

Company: Professional Services Group, Inc.
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Services Group, Inc. Description: PSG/CIP is a multi-service community-based social services organization that fulfills its mission of helping individuals and families to achieve their greatest potential through dynamic, cost effective and innovative programming responsive to the needs of diverse communities.WHY WORK FOR PSG/CIP?

  • Be part of a great team that is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the community!
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Professional development trainings
  • Great work-life balance
  • Competitive benefits package, including paid time off and company holidays; health, vision, dental, and life insurance; short- and long-term disability; 401k and profit sharing.The Care Advocate Specialist will provide direct care and services to the residents of Winnebago County DHS Shelter Care as directed by the Shelter Care Supervisor. This position will provide a safe, secure and positive environment for residents as well as complete necessary and required paperwork for all youth residents and the facility. The Care Advocate Specialist will act as a lead worker in providing guidance and assistance to other shelter care staff regarding all aspects of the shelter care facility. Office Location and Hours This position will work at the Winnebago County Shelter Care. The hours of this position will be from 2pm-10pm, with rotating weekends and some on-call hours.SALARY: $21.00 an hourKey Responsibilities:
    • Provide direct care and services to all of the children and youth at the shelter care facility.
    • Actively engage youth residents in educational, recreational, intellectual and life skills activities.
    • Maintain the facility and daily operations.
    • Ensure the basic needs of the youth are met, including but not limited to nutritional food preparation and medication monitoring.
    • Complete all paperwork as required by the agency and state licensing rules and regulations.
    • As the lead worker, provide direction, assistance and guidance to Youth Care Specialists in caring for the youth residents, maintaining the facility, completing all required processes, paperwork and documentation, and completing all required staff training.
    • Provide youth transportation to school, work, court, recreational activities and other appointments as needed. Requirements:
      • At minimum, a high school education with a minimum of an Associates degree or 2 years of comparable post high school education, training or experience (paid or volunteer) that has provided the skills and knowledge necessary to provide proper care to children/youth living in a temporary living environment who may be experiencing significant trauma.
      • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning, preferably in social work, psychology, or a related field is highly preferred.
      • Leadership experience is preferred.
      • Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license and meet agency driving guidelines. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

        Tags: youth, teen, community, mental health, social services, human services, addiction counseling, supportive, nurture, career, treatment, crisis, kids, children, therapy, multilingual, bilingual, behavior, communications, compassion, positive, impact, continuing education, development, professional development, professional growth, advancement, family, families


Keywords: Professional Services Group, Inc., Oshkosh , Care Advocate Specialist - 2nd Shift, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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