PO Box 72756
Providence RI 02907
Tel: 401-351-5000
Mail: urbanleague246@gmail.com


Untitled Document

Direct Care Staff (Full Time), Residential (Greenville House)

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Smithfield, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

Receive a $1,000.00 Sign-on Bonus within 12 months of employment!

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!


Position Summary: To provide guidance and supervision of children/adolescents in a residential setting. To assist each resident to make decisions about daily life, conduct and discipline within the boundaries of Agency policy and the requirements of the contractual agreement with the Department of Children, Youth and Family. To provide an environment that promotes the physical and mental well-being of each child. Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Trauma Systems Therapy (TST) in the milieu setting.


Qualifications:

FSRI is looking for people who are empathetic, good listeners, enjoy working with youth, and see hope for the future for everyone no matter what barriers or struggles a person has faced.
We work 24/7 and need applicants who are willing and capable to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as scheduled.
Candidates can have a variety of educational, work, and personal experience which may make them good candidates. Some backgrounds include previous residential work experience, obtaining Bachelors or similar in psychology, social work, or related fields. We also have staff who do not have Bachelors degrees but who have experience as Community Health Workers, childcare workers, or personal experience. We want to learn about you and what drives you and see if this role is a good fit.
Staff must have knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic issues.
The position requires reliable transportation, valid drivers license, proof of automobile insurance, registration, inspection and driving record.
In addition, the reliable transportation must have a minimum of three seats in addition to the drivers seat.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!


Physical Requirements: This position requires community visits, employees in this position must have the ability to:

Travel to and from community locations and residential site locations, which could include using walkways, stairs and/or elevators.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
Ability to push or pull 10 lbs or more.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to be trained in and implement de-escalation techniques utilizing Handle with Care when necessary.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!


We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits. Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!



About Us:
Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.


Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Requirements

Salary Levels

$0.00 - $0.00

Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Sunday, June 30, 2024

To Inspire You

Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have


Marva Collins »

Today In History

  • In 1865 - Freedman's Bureau established
  • In 1821 - Thomas L Jennings becomes first African American to receive a patent (for dry scouring clothes)