KidsPeace Childrens Hospital SUMMER UNIT AIDE in Orefield, Pennsylvania
The Summer Unit Aide assists in providing physical coverage, guidance and directions to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children in a residential unit setting during the summer months. A Summer Unit Aide learns to demonstrate a variety of counseling and parenting skills that support the formation of trusting, supportive relationships with the children. The position will participate in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans and unit programs that are designated to meet the special needs of the children. Competencies: Pursuance of an Associate/Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Child Development or Human Services related field preferred. Previous experience working with children and the ability to be trained to meet the expectations of our structured programs will be equally considered. Successful completion a physical and drug screen, pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and a Child Abuse History Clearance. Experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred. Valid driver's license, SCM certification and CPR/First Aid certifications required. Must possess basic personal computer knowledge and skills. Must be at least 21 years of age.
KidsPeace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.
KidsPeace offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off.