Overnight Shift Leader - Youth Services

Four Oaks Family And Childrens Services

Date: 1 week ago
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Contract type: Full time
Four Oaks Family And Childrens Services

What you will do?

As the Overnight Shift Leader you will be responsible for working closely with the Program Coordinator in managing day to day program operations including, but not limited to; safety and supervision, second shift supervisory support, providing operational leadership, coaching and training new staff, program development, assuring daily documentation is accurate and timely, and providing direct care coverage. Specific duties include:

Behavior Management

  • Providing consistent, individualized reinforcement to client behavior, using daily issues to teach and reinforce adaptive behaviors.

  • Utilizing a proactive/preventive method of intercepting problems to neutralize them before they escalate.

  • Strategically utilizing identified behavior management techniques and other de-escalation trainings to assist clients in developing appropriate behaviors.

  • Assisting clients in developing insight into their behaviors so that they learn to self-identify and self correct.

  • Understanding the impact of clients behaviors on their own actions/reactions in the workplace and utilizes team feedback to enhance the effectiveness of their interventions.

Direct Care

  • Knowing the population and is aware of individualized treatment plan.

  • Providing daily living supervision and treatment intervention.

  • Establishing a therapeutic relationship with the client based on trust & respect.

  • Evaluating the impact of behavioral, group treatment, and life-space interventions and providing direction/feedback.

  • Assuring consistent, ongoing, and timely provision for basic client needs.

  • Following medication management guidelines.

  • Safely transporting youth to/from program activities and community resources monitoring behaviors.

  • Effectively participating in team to review case progress and provide best programming.


  • Supervising staff on quality & timeliness of service provision & documentation.

  • Meeting regularly with direct reports for formal supervision related to job performance.

  • Monitoring regulatory, licensing, certification, and accreditation standards to assure compliance.

  • Assuring accurate and timely completion of documentation & reports.

  • Implementing Trauma Informed Care into programming.

  • Understanding and have a working knowledge of scheduling.

Why Work here?

We are more than a team, we are family! Four Oaks understands the importance of supporting and treating one another as if they were our own family members. We believe in maintaining a healthy work/life balance while providing career paths for everyone. Our organization flourishes in an environment of equal opportunity and fair treatment for all. The effects of diversity and inclusion have created an atmosphere of positivity which connects us to the customers we serve. As a valued team member, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • 401k Retirement plan

  • Growth & Advancement opportunities

  • Competitive Wages

  • Excellent paid leave time package

  • 7 paid holidays

  • Business casual work environment

  • Educational discounts

  • Fitness Center Discounts

What you need:

To qualify you must be at least 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field of study is preferred, but not required. Additional requirements include:

  • Desire to help kids succeed.

  • Prior experience working with children in a mental health setting preferred.

  • Strong communication and problem solving abilities.

  • Basic computer skills in a MS Office environment.

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