Overnight Youth Supervisor
Orchard Place, a children's inpatient psychiatric facility, seeks Overnight Youth Supervisor to supervise children and youth ages 10 - 17 years during the overnight hours. The shift is from 9:45 pm - 9 am. The facility is located on the Southside of Des Moines. Nights of work includeeveryWednesday, Thursday, Fridaynight and every other Saturday night.
The Duties Include Ensuring the safety and security of 10 or 12 emotionally disturbed children and youth.
Completing and documenting visual checks on the children at least every 20 minutes throughout the overnight hours.
Providing assistance to children who may be restless or awake at night, new admissions or children who are creating a disturbance.
Preparing and serving breakfast to the children.
Assisting in getting children ready for school in the morning.
Completing some cleaning and laundry duties.
Position Requires Minimum requirement is a high school diploma, preference given to individuals with CNA, LPN, BA or BS.
Ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight hours.
Experience working with children and youth.
Successful candidates must have clear background checks through the Division of Criminal Investigation and the abuse registries (includes child abuse, dependent adult abuse and sexual abuse registries).
Must have a valid driver's license.