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Employer: Children's Home Society
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Employment Type: Full Time


To work as part of a team providing supervision and care of children, ages 4-14 within a program shift in accordance with the organization’s Mission Statement and Core Values.

Specific duties may include:
• Nurture children through one-on-one communication and care.
• Maintain vigilant supervision of children.
• Participate as member of treatment team.
• Facilitate structured programs; i.e., games, outdoor recreation, etc.
• Assist children with hygiene, diet, getting ready for school, etc.
• Discipline as needed. Respond to aggressive behavior.
• Screen, assess and manage children’s pain.
• Document required messages in Communication Book.
• Complete daily report on assigned children.
• Complete behavioral/restraint/incident reports.
• Ensure safety standards and infection control policies are followed.
• Assist in keeping unit clean and orderly.
• Participate in Quality Improvement activities/projects as required.

Salary: Base of $12.80/hour DOE. This is dependent on education and experience.

Benefits: 10 paid holidays, PTO accrual, Health (with Vision included), Dental, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 8% employer funded pension, option to elect additional supplemental coverage

Schedule: Rotating schedule to include either Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every-other Wednesday; or Every other Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Hours are  2pm to 10 pm.  Schedule will change in early July.

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW), or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s in Social Work and/or Social Work license. Desire references that can depict level of interest in working with children with behavioral issues. Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and software utilized by office.

Contact Information

Children's Home Society
Jason Gerlach
801 North Sycamore
PO Box 1749
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Phone: 605-965-3197

Other Information

Category(s): Childcare, Counseling, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Social Services
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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