Female Youth Care Worker and Male Youth Care Worker

CITY OF DANVILLE   Danville, VA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on January 9, 2022
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City of Danville
Police Department / Juvenile Detention Division
Female Youth Care Worker and Male Youth Care Worker

The Police Department has an opening for Female Youth Care Worker and Male Youth Care Workers to perform intermediate protective service and human support work at the Juvenile Detention Division in the day-to-day care, supervision, and security of female detainees and male detainees in a secured detention setting while assuring the safety and well-being of all detained children. Supervises activities to assure safe and secure operations, monitors discipline of detainees through an approved behavior management program; and counsels the children on issues specific to their detention adjustment. Education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by college level courses in social work or related field preferred, and some experience working with children. Possession of a valid Driver's license and possession of or ability to obtain certification in CPR, First Aid, and physical restraint. Required steps in selection process include police record checks, polygraph test, reference checks, substance abuse testing, psychological evaluation and background investigation. Salary:$31,560 annually Position works 12.25 hour shift (Panama/Goodyear schedule) and current opening is for day shift. Accepting applications for Youth Care Worker - Female through January 16, 2022 and Youth Care Work -Male continuous until filled. EOE