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Direct Care Worker in Santa Clara County

  • Advent Group Ministries
  • Full time
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  • Santa Clara County
  • 15/04/2019
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Advent Group Ministries is a diverse team of Christians with a common mission: to empower people to restore relationships and break the destructive cycles of abuse and addiction through the hope and healing made possible by Christ’s love and quality treatment. Group Home Worker/Direct Care Worker job include

  • Creating a therapeutic and structured relationship with At Risk Youth (ages12-17) who come from juvenile justice and social services systems
  • *Working alongside a team to help implement the treatment plans of youth who are chemically dependent, sexually exploited and/or behaviorally/emotionally disturbed
  • *Providing daily supervision, transportation, recreational activities, and in-home management of up to six adolescents
  • *Variety of Shift's Available: Live-in, Day, Nights, Swing Shift, Weekends and On-Call. Full time and Part time

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

*Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by Title XXII licensing regulations

*Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience and no more than 2 points on driving record

*One of the following is REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor Degree (preference given to a social science major)
  • valid Child Development Teaching Permit
  • completed 12 semester units Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster/Kinship Care Education AND100 hours experience working with youth
  • valid CAADAC certificate or similar AND100 hours experience working with youth
  • valid Vocational Training certificate demonstrating that you instruct children in vocational skills AND100 hours experience working with youth as a mentor/coach
  • previously employed full-time at a group home for at least one year



Advent Group Ministries

Advent Group Ministries is a faith-motivated, non-profit, social-service agency providing counseling and addiction recovery services to people of all ages and income levels since 1985. As Christians, we strive to extend the love of Christ to our clients while meeting their specific treatment needs.

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