Childcare Worker

We offer educational, recreational, medical, and mental health services to displaced youth while working to unite them with parents or relatives living throughout the US. We serve multiple cultures, and seek bilingual team members who are energized by helping youth experience safety and belonging. “Being a part of team Crittenton means welcoming every child who comes through our doors, not giving up, and going the extra mile to make a difference.” Tonia Gadson, Education Coordinator

Fullerton, CA

Crittenton Services

<p><strong>We offer behavioral health care, safe shelter, and individualized support to help people in need heal from trauma and reach their full potential. Crittenton employees are adaptable, compassionate, and inclusive. Most of all, we are a group energized by the impact of our programs and services.</strong></p> <p><strong>Because of our commitment to building a healthier community for clients, the well-being of our employees and their work environment is very important. Crittenton employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package and career growth opportunities, flexible work options, and free mental health support. Crittenton truly believes in investing in our employees and our benefits and compensation packages reflect that commitment.</strong><strong><br /></strong></p>

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>Responsible for developing and implementing a treatment parenting plan of care with teen parent clients and their children that is trauma-informed; to assist them to develop the skills they will need to provide a safe, stable and permanent home for their children.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Acquires, maintains, teaches and demonstrates knowledge of Prevention of Sexual Abuse (PSA)&nbsp;and Sexual Harassment standards at care provider facilities, evidence-based practices, and&nbsp;trauma-informed care and maintains a professional environment that is consistent with Title 22,&nbsp;licensing regulations, and established agency policies.</li> <li>Establishes screening and educational support policies that respond to both the social&nbsp;emotional and early leaning needs of children who have experienced trauma.</li> <li>Ensures client-centered trauma-informed service best practice planning including effective&nbsp;advocacy, cross team collaboration, and client empowerment.</li> <li>Ensures positive, supportive relationships that foster trust between staff and teen parents.</li> <li>Develops and oversees developmentally appropriate trauma-informed curriculum.</li> <li>Assesses client developmental milestones and coordinates intervention with Regional Center, as&nbsp;appropriate.</li> <li>Assesses symptoms of trauma and toxic stress, ensuring appropriate intervention and mitigation&nbsp;of stressors.</li> <li>Engages and participates in community partner and stakeholder events or as assigned based on&nbsp;program need.</li> <li>Communicates relevant information and coordinates with assigned staff to establish and meet&nbsp;clients&rsquo; treatment goals.</li> <li>Sets clear, measurable and specific goals for assigned staff and meets weekly for review.</li> <li>Provides specific performance feedback to staff, both positive and corrective, as soon as possible after event or action.</li> <li>Oversees written evaluations, submitted evaluations and any rate change submissions for&nbsp;approval. Presents evaluation to staff.</li> <li>Maintains a professional environment that is consistent with existing contracts, licensing regulations, and established agency policies.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><u><strong>Minimum Qualifications:<br /><br /></strong></u></p> <ul> <li>BA/BS in relevant field preferred.</li> <li>Those without a related degree must have successfully completed 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education and meet alternative minimum qualifications established by the California Department of Social Services.</li> <li>Experience working with system-involved teen parents strongly preferred, and experience working with infants and toddlers.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><u><strong>Additional Requirements:<br /><br /></strong></u></p> <ul> <li>Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted California driver&rsquo;s license.</li> <li>Must be able to successfully complete and maintain required certifications and training including, but not limited to, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Nurturing Parenting, First Aid/CPR,&nbsp;and other evidence-informed practices.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>$42,640 - $46,904<br /><br /><em>The posted pay scale for this position serves as a general disclosure. Actual pay offered within the range will be dependent on individual factors such as skills, qualifications, and relevant experience.</em><br /><br />EOE, including disability/vets</p>