Omaha Home for Boys
Reports to: Community Services Manager
FLSA Status: Hourly
The Youth Care Worker is primarily responsible for the care and supervision of youth participating in Reporting at the Omaha Home for Boys. Youth Care Workers are responsible for implementing assigned treatment services, maintaining accurate documentation or services and ensuring that the daily routine of the program is upheld. Youth Care Workers will be expected to transport clients and develop collaborative partnerships with the referring agencies.
Essential Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and customer services. This includes customer/client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Psychology — Basic knowledge of human behavior and performance, learning and motivation; Demonstrates an understanding of individual differences in ability, personality, and interests;
Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective organizational security operations for the protection of people, data, property.
Active Listening — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking — talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management — managing one's own time and the time of others.
Coordination — adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Oral Comprehension — the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression — the ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning — the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Problem Sensitivity — the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Speech Recognition — the ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Written Comprehension — the ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Inductive Reasoning — the ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Written Expression — the ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Accountability- The ability to make commitments to action, and keep those commitments. Seeks responsibilities that add value beyond the normal scope of the job. Takes personal responsibility for mistakes or omissions.
Teamwork- Collaborates positively with other team members, giving and accepting constructive criticism. Proactively shares appropriate information with team members and customers.
Job Knowledge- Has sufficient job knowledge to perform job requirements. Learns new techniques quickly and properly, and applies them to work appropriately.
Communication-Receives direction and feedback well from others. Informs supervisors, managers and co-workers of key issues as appropriate. Contributes to a suitable communication environment by valuing the ideas and contributions of others. Demonstrates respect for all individuals regardless of their background or culture. Is sensitive to confidentiality.
Reliability-Is punctual and adheres to attendance standards consistently. Completes projects assigned on a timely basis. Exhibits strong work ethic, honesty and integrity in all aspects of the position.
Employee Signature Date
|Date Posted||July 12, 2019|
|Date Closes||September 15, 2019|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Compensation||Hourly Wage, $13.50 - $14.00|
|Hours||40 hours per week|
|SOC Category||11-9151.00 Social and Community Service Managers|
|Address||4343 North 52nd Street|
|City, State and Zip||Omaha|
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