Experienced Foster Care Worker Job – Wichita, KS 44042

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Entry-Level. Hiring immediately!

Make a difference in an unparalleled residential treatment center at Lakeside Academy! This tranquil residential youth center is located in Goddard, KS just 15 miles from Wichita, KS.
As an Experienced Foster Care Worker / Direct Support Professional at Lakeside Academy - Kansas, you will help students learn to accept themselves, the ideas of others, and to welcome feedback and praise in a healthy manner. Play a pivotal role in the lives of young people, helping them achieve the happy lives they deserve!

We are hiring immediately for Direct Support Professionals / Experienced Foster Care Worker who have an interest in Mental Health and Social Services.
  • Excellent training to help you be an effective caregiver for at-risk youth
  • Keep a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous perks and benefits that include health, vision and dental insurance
  • Access to Teladoc and our Employee Assistance Program
  • Flex Spending Account, a 401k, paid time off and holiday pay
  • Daily pay options
Apply for this Direct Care Worker / Caregiver position near Wichita, KS in Goddard, KS today!


Direct Support Professional (DSP) Responsibilities

  • Serve as a caregiver to supervise patient activity and monitor behavior at all times
  • Implement, coordinate and engage in emergency and crisis intervention strategies and responses
  • Assist in performing functional assessments of behaviors and developing intervention strategies
  • Provide and/or accompany transport and supervision of patients to appointments, meetings and site trips
  • Work with patients to ensure needs and schedules are met, and behavioral health plans followed as prescribed
  • Support the Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, supervisors and the inter-disciplinary behavioral health and mental health teams, including social workers, case managers and others


Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree OR previous experience in a mental health technician or social services role, such as a caregiver, direct care worker, direct support professional or other relevant position
  • Ability to comprehend/demonstrate an understanding of the developmental milestones of children
  • Current, valid state driver’s license; successful completion of background check and drug screen
About Lakeside Academy - Kansas:
Lakeside Academy of Kansas is an YRC-II residential youth center that provides programming for at-risk boys ages 13+ and works closely with the Kansas Department of Children and Family Services. Residents can also participate in a certified, outpatient substance abuse treatment program, including substance abuse assessment and individual and group counseling, along with outpatient individual, group, and family counseling, sex offender treatment, and psychiatric services. Lakeside Academy of Kansas’ goal is to reduce recidivism among the adjudicated youth served and effect change in thinking so that behavior is positively impacted.
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