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Respite Care - PRN

Company: The Guidance Center
Location: Leavenworth
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

The Guidance Center (TGC) is currently seeking a Youth Respite Care Worker to be the newest member of our innovative interdisciplinary team. TGC is a Community Mental Health Center serving Leavenworth, Atchison, and Jefferson counties in Kansas. We invite all qualified individuals interested in the potential to positively impact in the lives of children, adolescents, and their families to apply. Pay and Benefits:


  • Hourly pay rate of $13.16 to $15.64; based on previous relevant experience
  • Schedule - Monday through Friday 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm and Saturdays 8:30 am to 4:30. Schedule for weekday evenings may be flexible, based on client needs.
    Primary Duties:

    • Supervise children receiving respite behavioral health services at The Guidance Center's Leavenworth office
    • Work with children during structed activities to create and safe and productive environment
    • Document events of respite session in Electronic Health Record
      Minimum Qualifications:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High school graduate or GED required. Must be 21 years of age or older and have six months experience working with youth. Experience gained through practicum experience or volunteer work can be included. Preferred: One year of college course work or one year experience in the field of human services or a combination of each; experience working with youth with mental health issues. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: The Guidance Center, Kansas City , Respite Care - PRN, Other , Leavenworth, Kansas

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