Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Residential Shift Leader

    Job Locations US-FL-Lutz
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Youth/Child Care
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

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    Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?

    Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?

    Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?

    Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!


    As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.


    As a Residential Shift Leader you will provide leadership and support to residential youth/child care staff on a given shift. 



    • Provide daily leadership to staff assigned to a particular shift.
    • Assign daily task to youth/child care staff.
    • Assist staff in providing you/child care and other program services.
    • Complete necessary paperwork, record keeping and reports.
    • Provide input to the Residential Supervisor in employee performance evaluation process & conduct regular staff meetings.
    • Assure that staff ratios meet contract requirements and CHS policy.
    • Attend staff and community meetings as requested or required.
    • Liaison with Department of Children and Families as necessary.
    • May assist the Residential Supervisor with the staffing schedule.
    • Provide Behavioral Health Overlay Services (BHOS) to clients under the direction and supervision of the clinical staff.
    • Provide daily living and social skills to clients as part of the BHOS treatment plan.
    • Oversee that residents in each home have appointments for dental, vision and medical exams.
    • Maintain familiarization with BHOS documentation requirements and patient rights.
    • Ensuring all BHOS services are documented and maintain other related BHOS records.
    • Respond to special clinical circumstances of clients including behavioral and medical emergencies. 
    • Participates in ongoing training and consultation with the BHOS treatment team.
    • Participates in the quality management process.



    YOU HAVE: 

    • Ability to build trusting relationships with clients effectively interact with clients from diverse cultures
    • Ability to handle emergencies and life threatening situations effectively
    • Ability to intervene decisively when necessary to protect clients
    • Ability to observe individuals and report accurate findings
    • Ability to set appropriate limits and boundaries with clients
    • Ability to transport clients
    • Ability to work in team environment
    • Basic First Aid and CPR certification
    • CPI skills or equivalent CHS approved behavioral management system
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Understanding of child abuse/neglect



    • High School diploma or GED equivalent
    • Three years of experience in group care of children/youth
    • For Unaccompanied Alien Child/Minor Program, bilingual required  (English/Spanish)
    • Florida Driver’s License within 30 days from hire
      • One year of supervisory experience
      • Previous work experience in a Social Services or non-profit organization
      • Experience working in a residential program
      • Post secondary education

    PART TIME < 30 hours per week, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 3 PM - 11 PM


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