Intercept Youth Services
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Full Time

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  We are looking for an energetic, experienced, and passionate Sr. Life Skills Coach who will:

 

  • Interviewing children and families; Conducting youth assessments;  Preparing and carrying out social plans with children and families;  Preparing and maintaining case records.

 

  • Supervising youth in Independent living arrangement; Conduct weekly Community Life Skills Groups, review youth's progress with Life Skills Development, and discuss barriers with the Program Supervisor to determine appropriate activities and events.

 

  • Coordinating services to minimize fragmentation of care, reduce barriers, and link children with appropriate services to ensure comprehensive, continuous access to needed medical, social, education, and other services appropriate to the needs of the resident;

 

  • Preparatory counseling with youth and families for placement or discharge, or both;

 

  • Work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed. Provide 24 hour on-call service necessary for ensuring the safety of residents and promoting support for Evening Support Staff.

 

  • Assists Program Supervisor with monthly mandatory staff meetings as well as all scheduled in-service and other required training. Develops monthly schedule for Evening support staff.

EDUCATION:  The Sr. Life Skills Coach shall have a Baccalaureate or Masters degree in a human services field (Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, Sociology, Counseling, Special Education, Human Services, Marriage & Family Therapy, etc) and one year of experience providing case management services to children and their families (Student placement can replace the one year of case management) OR any Bachelors degree and two years' experience providing case management services to children and their families.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Current Virginia driver's license, safe automobile, and current and sufficient auto insurance.  Your driver's license report must comply with the following:  A record of -5 or better driving points, no more than 3 accidents or moving violations within the last 3 year period, no driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, negligent homicide, hit and run, driving on a suspended license, or permitting an unlicensed person to drive violations within the last 3 year period.

 

Intercept offers a competitive benefits package including:

* Comprehensive Health Insurance options * Dental & Vision Insurance * Health and Child Care Flexible Spending Accounts * Comprehensive Employee Assistant Plan * Employer Group Life Insurance, optional buy-up insurances * Voluntary Long Term & Short Term Disability * 401(k) Retirement Plan * Paid Time Off * 7 observed holidays* Discounts at Verizon Wireless * Wellness Initiatives and teambuilding activities * Opportunities for professional advancement for qualified individuals *

 We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free, smoke-free work environment.

 

 

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