Youth Shelter Care Specialist – Relief

Application Deadline: 2024-12-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Why apply today?
Employees enjoy the following benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, start earning 25 days of PTO upon hire, and more! We have a $2/hr pay differential for working 3rd shift and an additional $1/hr for 2nd shift and weekend hours worked.

Provides direct care and services to the residents of Winnebago County DHS Shelter Care as directed/guided by the Shelter Care Supervisor, Care Advocate Specialists and other professional staff. Provides a safe, secure and positive environment. Complete necessary and required paperwork for all youth residents and the facility.

Provides direct care and services to all of the children and youth at the shelter care facility. Actively engages youth residents in educational, recreational, intellectual and life skills activities. Provides formal and informal groups, programming and learning opportunities. Encourages and supports resident positive pro-social behavior.
Maintains the facility and daily operations. Ensures the basic needs of the youth are met, including but not limited to nutritional food preparation and medication monitoring. Purchases needed food and supplies; clean and organize the facility. Provides youth transportation to school, work, court, recreational activities and other appointments as needed.
Completes all paperwork as required by the agency and state licensing rules and regulations. Follows all agency and licensing rules and regulations of the facility. Performs intake and discharge processes. Observes and records behavior of the residents. Shares written and verbal information with appropriate parties. Completes and documents all required training within required timeframes.

Reports to Human Service Program Supervisor – Shelter Care.
Works with client youth and families, as well as staff from WCDHS, circuit courts, DA’s office, schools, placement settings, and other agencies/programs.

A Winnebago County application MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT to be considered for this position (do not use “see attached”) and can be found at Mail the completed and signed application form to PO Box 2808, Oshkosh, WI 54903-2808. You can also complete the application form and email it to us (see our web site listed above for email address) or drop it off in person at 112 Otter Avenue, Oshkosh, WI.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.21 per hour

Deadline Note: Recruitment will be ongoing.