Turn your passion into a career with us

Turn your passion into a career with us

Turn your passion into a career with us

Join our team to inspire positive change

When you join our team, you become part of a dedicated team that makes a difference and champions our mission to impact the lives of children, youth, and families through our innovative, trauma-sensitive programs rooted in faith to inspire positive change. Our core values of accountability, integrity, excellence, cultural sensitivity, faith, respect, and trauma sensitivity guide the work we do and help create our culture. We consistently recruit, hire, attract, and recognize top talent to enhance a great place to work.

Work with people like Amy Engel-Hudson

“I love working here because of the values we embrace and because the work we do is impacting families in our community and making it stronger.”

Amy Engel-Hudson
Vice President of Kansas Foster Care Services

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Our Recent Job Openings

We are currently looking for Residential Specialists, Clinicians, and Administrative Assistants, among other positions. For these and other careers at EmberHope Youthville, apply below!

Job Listings

To be a successful Campus Nurse you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery. 
  • Ensure the healthy treatment of clients through assessments, file review, overseeing the medication program, and working closely with outside professionals. 
  • Responsible for assisting the Lead Campus Nurse in the training of direct care staff in medication administration and in ensuring the cottage is always medically compliant. 
  • Responsible for providing consultation to staff regarding non-emergency medical/medication needs. 
  • Responsible for re-ordering medications in the cottages on a weekly basis.
  • May work with campus psychiatrist and external providers to ensure client behavioral health and medical needs are met.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies.

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 40% Medication Administration
  • 30% Health
  • 15% Liaison
  • 10% Consultation
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  • Associates degree in Nursing from accredited school, required. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from accredited school, preferred.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse by the State of Kansas.
  • Prefer school or residential nursing experience.
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Case Manager PRTF you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery
  • Responsible coordinating the overall care for PRTF clients in conjunction with the PRTF therapist by reviewing referral information and conducting the intake. 
  • Assure completion of admission paperwork and assessments, develop and monitor crisis plans and work closely with stakeholders to create care plans and facilitate meetings, complete discharge plans, and quality reviews of client files. 
  • Work closely with and develop positive work relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Be a part of the Residential on Call rotation.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies.  

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 30% Direct Service/Coordination of Care
  • 25% Service Planning 
  • 20% Intake and Admission
  • 15% Clinical Records Management
  • 5% Participation in supervision, committees, company-wide and staff meetings 
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; 2 years minimum case management experience preferred 
  • BSRB licensure preferred.
  • Prefer successful work experience dealing with children or adolescents. 
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Case Manager you must become able to do the following:  

  1. Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery. 
  1. Demonstrate the willingness to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job within the competencies established for the position. 
  1. Provide services that result in timely and safe achievement of state and agency outcomes applicable to position by providing support to foster parents to achieve safety, well-being, and permanency to children in care. 
  1. Visit children in the foster home according to their LOC and documents visit in a timely manner.   
  1. Coordinate Child Plans of Service in compliance with Texas Minimum standards. Complete the 72-hour Assessment Plan, mail the invite to CPOS plans (initial/recurring) within 14 days of the CPOS plans. 
  1. Conduct Quarterly home inspections to remain in compliance with Texas Minimum standards. Assist with marketing/recruitment events when necessary. 
  1. Assist with emergency placements as necessary and serve on the on-call rotation as necessary. 
  1. Update home studies (annually) and adoption home studies for all active foster parents on their caseload.  
  1. Assist in passing all site inspections. 
  1. Complete all documentation required to manage of a caseload of Foster Care placements.  
  1. Participate in staff meetings and training and coordinates with staff from other agencies involved in providing foster care services.    
  1.  Assist in the recruitment, training of foster homes as needed.             
  1. Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines. 
  1. Meet department goals and advance within competencies.  

 

How you will spend your time in this job: 

  • 45% Documentation 
  • 30% Foster Home Visits  
  • 15% Meeting Participation  
  • 5% Recruitment & Training (as needed) 
  • 5% Other duties as assigned 

 

To qualify for this job, you need to have: 

  1. Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Human Services required.   
  1. Experience working in Child Welfare; child placing experience with a Child Placing Agency preferred. 
  1. Physical working requirements – Ability to travel, driving agency or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk up stairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.  

To be a successful Foster Care Worker-Licensed you must become able to do the following always:

  • Ensure trauma informed programming occurs with a focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Provide support and supervision of Foster Parents to achieve safety, well-being, and permanency for children in their care.
  • Provide supervision and support of assigned Foster Parents through service provision, assessment and promoting safety, well-being, and permanency. Encourage/Support of increased number of foster homes in KS through partnership with the department marketing plan.
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory board requirements including maintenance of field training. Knowledge of DCF licensing standards for both initial licensing and on-going licensure for foster parents.
  • Act as an ambassador with foster parents and natural contacts about the need for additional foster parents in KS, with the goal of generating increased foster homes to meet the needs of that community. Growth will be established through the involvement of existing foster parents as well as faith based and civic organizations to increase foster home recruitment.
  • Maintain timely documentation in agency electronic health record (uploading/completing) for both the children and foster parents according to Foster Care Department expectations. Complete required assessments including the development, evaluation, and recommendations of treatment plans for all children assigned to caseload.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Participation in supervision, department meetings, quality improvement activities, and agency-wide communication, emails, and meetings.
  • Exercise discretion and judgement in the best interest of children served. provide knowledge, skills, and tools to Foster Parents to successfully function within the expectations and procedures outlined in the Foster Parent Handbook.
  • Participate in special projects in collaboration with state and community partners on an as needed basis.
  • Demonstrate the willingness to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job within the competencies established for the position and meet department goals.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.

 

How you will spend your time in this position:

  • 50%Foster Parent Supervision, Support, and Recruitment
  • 30% Documentation
  • 10% Foster Parent Training
  • 5% Meeting Participation
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this position, you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or licensable degree.
  • Licensed with Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board.
  • Prefer 2 years’ experience in child welfare.
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk up-stairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Foster Care Worker – Unlicensed you must become able to do the following always:

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Knowledge of DCF licensing standards for both initial licensing and on-going licensure for foster parents.
  • Provide supervision and support of assigned Foster Parents through service provision, assessing and promoting safety, well-being, and permanency. Encourage/Support of increased number of foster homes in KS through partnership with the department marketing plan.
  • Act as an ambassador with foster parents and natural contacts about the need for additional foster parents in KS, with the goal of generating increased foster homes to meet the needs of that community. Growth will be established through the involvement of existing foster parents as well as faith based and civic organizations to increase foster homes.
  • Maintain timely documentation in agency electronic health record (uploading/completing) for both the children and foster parents according to Foster Care Department expectations. Complete required assessments including the development, evaluation, and recommendations of treatment plans for all children assigned to caseload.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Assess needs and provide knowledge, skills, and tools to Foster Parents to successfully function within the expectations and procedures outlined in the Foster Parent Handbook.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Participation in supervision, department meetings, quality improvement activities, and agency-wide communication, emails, and meetings.
  • Demonstrate the willingness to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job within the competencies established for the position and meet department goals.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.

 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 50% Foster Parent Supervision, Support, and Recruitment
  • 30% Documentation
  • 10% Foster Parent Training
  • 5% Meeting Participation
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

 

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field unless State exception is received.
  2. Prefer 2 years’ experience in child welfare.
  1. Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Foster Care Worker-Licensed you must become able to do the following always:

  • Ensure trauma informed programming occurs with a focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Provide support and supervision of Foster Parents to achieve safety, well-being, and permanency for children in their care.
  • Provide supervision and support of assigned Foster Parents through service provision, assessment and promoting safety, well-being, and permanency. Encourage/Support of increased number of foster homes in KS through partnership with the department marketing plan.
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory board requirements including maintenance of field training. Knowledge of DCF licensing standards for both initial licensing and on-going licensure for foster parents.
  • Act as an ambassador with foster parents and natural contacts about the need for additional foster parents in KS, with the goal of generating increased foster homes to meet the needs of that community. Growth will be established through the involvement of existing foster parents as well as faith based and civic organizations to increase foster home recruitment.
  • Maintain timely documentation in agency electronic health record (uploading/completing) for both the children and foster parents according to Foster Care Department expectations. Complete required assessments including the development, evaluation, and recommendations of treatment plans for all children assigned to caseload.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Participation in supervision, department meetings, quality improvement activities, and agency-wide communication, emails, and meetings.
  • Exercise discretion and judgement in the best interest of children served. provide knowledge, skills, and tools to Foster Parents to successfully function within the expectations and procedures outlined in the Foster Parent Handbook.
  • Participate in special projects in collaboration with state and community partners on an as needed basis.
  • Demonstrate the willingness to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job within the competencies established for the position and meet department goals.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.

 

How you will spend your time in this position:

  • 50%Foster Parent Supervision, Support, and Recruitment
  • 30% Documentation
  • 10% Foster Parent Training
  • 5% Meeting Participation
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this position, you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or licensable degree.
  • Licensed with Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board.
  • Prefer 2 years’ experience in child welfare.
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk up-stairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Foster Care Worker – Unlicensed you must become able to do the following always:

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Knowledge of DCF licensing standards for both initial licensing and on-going licensure for foster parents.
  • Provide supervision and support of assigned Foster Parents through service provision, assessing and promoting safety, well-being, and permanency. Encourage/Support of increased number of foster homes in KS through partnership with the department marketing plan.
  • Act as an ambassador with foster parents and natural contacts about the need for additional foster parents in KS, with the goal of generating increased foster homes to meet the needs of that community. Growth will be established through the involvement of existing foster parents as well as faith based and civic organizations to increase foster homes.
  • Maintain timely documentation in agency electronic health record (uploading/completing) for both the children and foster parents according to Foster Care Department expectations. Complete required assessments including the development, evaluation, and recommendations of treatment plans for all children assigned to caseload.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Assess needs and provide knowledge, skills, and tools to Foster Parents to successfully function within the expectations and procedures outlined in the Foster Parent Handbook.
  • Train and license foster homes through partnership with the pre-service trainer.
  • Participation in supervision, department meetings, quality improvement activities, and agency-wide communication, emails, and meetings.
  • Demonstrate the willingness to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job within the competencies established for the position and meet department goals.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.

 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 50% Foster Parent Supervision, Support, and Recruitment
  • 30% Documentation
  • 10% Foster Parent Training
  • 5% Meeting Participation
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

 

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field unless State exception is received.
  2. Prefer 2 years’ experience in child welfare.
  1. Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Foster Home Recruiter of you must become able to do the following always:

  1. Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  2. Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  3. Meet department goals and advance within competencies.
  4. Represent the agency in community and church recruitment events, focusing on increasing the number of foster and kinship homes.
  5. Utilize state and agency data to drive recruitment efforts.
  6. Focus on recruitment and on-boarding processes to help coordinate and advance the growth of new foster and kinship homes.
  7. Work closely with foster care staff to ensure all pre-service requirements are successfully finalized.
  8. Participate and lead foster care marketing activities and social media campaigns.

 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 40% Recruit foster families through facilitating presentations to churches and community organizations.
  • 35% Partner with foster care staff, to help contact and gather vital information to on-board new families.
  • 15% Enter recruitment tasks and information gathered in the electronic family record.
  • 10% Participation in supervision, staff meetings and trainings.

 

To qualify for this exciting opportunity, you need to have:

  1. High School Diploma with a minimum of 3 years Social Service, Sales, or Marketing experience.
  2. An understanding of the Faith Community and how it relates to social service agencies preferred.
  1. Effective interpersonal skills including communication, maturity, creativity, and a high energy level.
  2. Ability to travel, driving agency or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements).

To be a successful FFT Clinician you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Provide Functional Family Therapy, meeting the varied needs of the client population served (youth at moderate or high risk to offend and youth in the juvenile justice system).
  • Complete and maintain records for assigned clients. 
  • Coordinate client care with community partners.
  • Provide court reports/testimony when necessary.
  • Participation in supervision, company-wide and staff meetings. 
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies. 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 45% Administrative   
  • 45% Clinical Practice  
  • 5% FFT training
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Mental Health Counseling.
  • Licensed to practice with supervision or independently in the State of Kansas. 
  • Practicum clinical experience required. Professional clinical experience preferred.
  • Competency in using a personal computer required.  Must document information in an electronic medical record.
  • Have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Ability to enter client homes without assistance.
  • Ability to travel, driving agency or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. 

To be a successful Lead Residential Specialist you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery. 
  • Provide leadership within the cottage by serving as a role model in carrying out the mission, values and vision.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication.
  • Required to physically assist in the verbal and physical restraint of youth by utilizing appropriate SCM techniques. Physical restraint techniques include the ability to support another adult’s weigh, twisting and turning maneuver, and an overall intense physical exertion. 
  • Demonstrate customer service skills with external stakeholders  
  • Lead team meetings in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Serve as the charge staff when working in the cottage.
  • Respond to crisis on campus in the absence of a supervisor.
  • Participate in the Residential on Call rotation.
  • Mentor and guide Residential Specialists throughout their employment
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies.  

How you will spend your time in this job: 

  • 40% Leads the cottage milieu by teaching and counseling youth and staff on appropriate skills and behaviors
  • 25% Provide mentorship and support to Residential Specialists
  • 15% Serve as a charge staff and respond to crisis situations on campus in the absence of a supervisor.
  • 5% Assist with appointment scheduling and stakeholder interactions as needed
  • 5% Responding to calls received during Residential on Call week and Back Up on Call weeks.
  • 5% Participation in supervision, committees, agency-wide meetings and team meetings. 
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Employee is required to have three semester hours of college-level study in adolescent development, psychology, or related subject or must be actively and continuously working toward the completion of the three semester hours preferred.   
  • Two years of experience as a childcare worker or house parent in a facility serving youth or at least 1 year of experience as a Residential Specialist or equivalent in a facility serving youth. 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements.

To be a successful Program Supervisor you must become able to do the following always:

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Provide a trauma directed, safe and positive teaching environment for youth receiving residential services.
  • Read reports, monitor youth, drive a vehicle, and observe Hear well enough to converse on telephone and hear comments mumbled under breath. Speak well enough to teach skills, give feedback, discuss strategies, deescalate aggressive behaviors, and converse on telephone.
  • Track behaviors of youth moving around the house, around the campus and off campus.
  • Create a working environment that encourages effective staff teamwork, interdependence and ethical behavior.
  • Provide leadership within the cottage by serving as a role model in carrying out the EmberHope Youthville mission, values and vision.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to provide milieu and environment management in addition to on-call support and at times shift coverage for the program.
  • Interviewing, Training, and Supervising Residential Specialist staff.
  • Maintain agency required certification/licensure.
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies.

 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 40% Supervision of Staff
  • 25% Provide leadership in organizing and overseeing daily operations of milieu including crisis management
  • 20% Perform and maintain agency required trainings and monitor compliance
  • 10% Participation in supervision, committees, agency-wide and staff meetings.
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

 

To qualify for this job, you need to:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, required.
  • Two years of experience as a childcare worker or house parent in a facility serving youth of the same age, preferred.
  • Prefer two years’ experience working with children/youth who have experienced traumatic events, have mental health issues and may demonstrate challenging behaviors.
  • Have foundational level computer skills.
  • Ability to travel, driving company or personal vehicle including at night. Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. (Physical working requirements)

To be a successful Residential Specialist you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Follow agency and department policy and procedures (current J:drive).
  • Operate according to the residential department operations Manual (practice guides and notes within competencies)  
  • Meet departmental goals and outcomes
  • Provide a safe and secure teaching environment for youth and a working environment that encourages effective staff teamwork, interdependence and ethical behavior.  
  • Serve as a role model in carrying out the EmberHope Youthville mission, values and vision.  

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 40% Teach and counsel youth on appropriate skills and behaviors 
  • 30% Provides and fosters a loving, caring and safe environment
  • 20% Maintain and prepare records
  • 10% Cottage management
  • Participation in supervision, agency-wide and staff meetings. 

To qualify for this job you need to:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.  
  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent required.  Three semester hours of college-leveled study in adolescent development, psychology, or a related subject or must be actively and continuously working toward the completion of the three semester hours preferred.  
  • One year of experience as a child care worker or house parent in a facility serving youth of the same age.
  • Maintain agency-required trainings.
  • Have successful work/volunteer experience with youth.
  • Have the ability to work various shift and weekends including overtime. 
  • Required to physically assist in the verbal and physical restraint of youth by utilizing appropriate SCM techniques. Physical restraint techniques include the ability to support another adult’s weigh, twisting and turning maneuver, and an overall intense physical exertion. 
  • See well enough to read reports, monitor youth, drive a vehicle, and observe discrete behaviors. Hear well enough to converse on telephone and hear comments mumbled under breath.  Speak well enough to teach skills, give feedback, discuss strategies and converse on telephone.  Body movement or mobility to track behaviors of youth moving around residence.   Ability to walk up stairs, get into and out of vehicle, accompany youth to off campus appointments. 
  • Have the dexterity to write, cook, type on a keyboard and help with recreational activities.
  • Have the strength to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. alone and additional weight with assistance and the stamina to work on your feet, as needed for 12-hour shifts.
  •  Be able to tolerate constant interruptions, inappropriate behaviors from youth and the potential for  verbal and physical threats.

To be a successful Residential Clinician you must become able to do the following always: 

  • Ensure a trauma informed focus on creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and those served through knowledge, sensitivity, respect, and a focus on resilience and recovery.
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy, meeting the varied needs of the client population placed on campus.  
  • Provide aftercare services which may include in-home family therapy.
  • Complete documentation needs in compliance with agency policy and governing regulations. 
  • Coordinate client care with community service providers.
  • Provide court reports/testimony when necessary. 
  • Participate in Residential on call rotation.
  • Maintain or grow in expected competency level.
  • Provide input regarding admissions to programs.
  • Provide consultation to program staff as needed.  
  • Participation in supervision, agency-wide and staff meetings. 
  • Follow Company Policy and Procedure and operate according to the Company’s Program Practice Guidelines.
  • Meet department goals and advance within competencies. 

How you will spend your time in this job:

  • 45% Clinical Practice
  • 30% Administrative
  • 15% Consultation
  • 5% On Call Duties
  • 5% Other duties as assigned

To qualify for this job, you need to have:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or Mental Health Counseling.
  • Licensed to practice with supervision or independently in the State of Kansas. Obtaining clinical supervision is the responsibility of the employee. 
  • Professional clinical experience and knowledge of treating victims of human trafficking preferred. 
  • Competency in using a personal computer required.  Must document information in an electronic medical record.
  • Ability to travel, driving agency or personal vehicle including at night.  Ability to do occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Able to walk upstairs.  Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.  Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally, inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change. 

We provide benefits that inspire outstanding work.

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits. 

EmberHope Youthville offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
    • (employer-paid)
  • Basic Life
    • (employer-paid)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
    • (employer-paid)
  • Immediate 403(b) eligibility
    • (employer match after meeting eligibility requirements)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

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