$21.74-$29.53 Hourly / $1,521.54-$2,066.94 BiWeekly /
In a state child care facility or program this class is accountable for performing basic duties concerning the proper care and security of residents.
Works under the close supervision of a Children Services Supervisor or other employee of higher grade; may work more independently with acquired experience.
Serves as role model of appropriate behavior for residents to follow; performs and/or directs residents in maintenance of living quarters (dusting, washing, waxing, vacuuming, etc.); attends staff meetings and training sessions to improve treatment and/or therapy skills; writes individual reports of significant happenings in unit, e.g. runaway reports, incident reports, accident reports; oversees daily living activities to insure proper care of residents, e.g. overseeing awakening, sleeping, eating, dressing, bathing, physical hygiene and general health; upholds security practices of institution, e.g. nightly bell system, locking of unit, checking of fire extinguishers, etc.; takes periodic count of residents to ensure all accounted for; enforces rules and regulations of the institution in unit; participates in social or recreational activities; performs related duties as required.
Considerable interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with and motivate clients to participate in tasks, programs, unit maintenance, etc.; ability to portray a positive image to residents; ability to work under stress and remain calm in difficult situations; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to understand and implement rules and regulations; willingness to learn.
High school graduation or equivalent including experience and/or training that could be expected to provide the required abilities listed above.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Children Services Assistant in Salary Group HN 12 approved effective January 15, 1988. (Revised to implement SCOPE compensation)