Here at Southern Nevada Children First, we strive to have the best staff on board. We are always looking to bring on new staff that genuinely care for our young mothers and their children. Listed below are the jobs we have available and their descriptions. Click each title for more information.  
Basic Skills Trainer (BST)

Position Title: Basic Skills Trainer                               

Reports To: Clinical Director                                    

Position Summary: Provide Rehabilitative Mental Health (RMH) interventions designed to reduce cognitive and behavioral impairments and restore recipients to their highest level of functioning.  BST services are provided to recipients with age and developmentally inappropriate cognitive and behavioral skills.  BST services help recipients acquire (learn) constructive cognitive and behavioral skills through positive reinforcement, modeling, operant conditioning, and other training techniques.

 

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Basic living and self-care skills - Instruct recipients how to manage their daily lives. Instruct recipients on safe and appropriate behaviors in a variety of settings. Teach recipients methods of managing time and prioritizing their daily activities. Ensure that recipients learn necessary skills to begin independent living
  2. Social skills - Teach recipients to identify and comprehend the physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs of others to attain appropriate interaction with peers and persons in the community.
  3. Communication skills - Teach recipients to communicate their physical, emotional, and interpersonal needs to others in the appropriate manner, place, and time.
  4. Parental training - Provide training to the recipient’s parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) to assist parents in continuing the recipient’s RMH care in home and community based settings. Parental training must be recipient centered. Provide recipients with parenting techniques in support of established goals. 
  1. Prepare recipients for further development by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks. Adapt teaching techniques and educational materials to meet recipients’ varying needs and interests.
  2. Monitor recipients’ performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy program standards, training requirements, and objectives. Observe recipients to determine strengths, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics. Establish clear objectives for all sessions and communicate those objectives to recipients.
  3. Other related duties as required and assigned by supervisor. 
  4. Maintain Client and Organization Confidentiality at all times.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age;
  • High school diploma or GED required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology or other social services related field from an accredited college or university preferred;
  • Minimum one year experience teaching or assisting youth with daily living activities;
  • Must have experience performing case management, and writing case notes;
  • Good knowledge of health & human services principles and practices to include behavioral management methods, social and family systems, cognitive behavioral education, and case management methods;
  • Microsoft Office Experience (Word, Excel)
  • Experience working with a diverse population;
  • Flexible
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license is required and must maintain personal extended insurance.
  • Satisfactory fingerprint background check required as a condition of employment. Successful completion of a federal and state criminal background check to include:

A history of law-abiding behavior

Professional integrity

Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug use, DUI/DWI, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make individuals ineligible for continuation in current position.  

  • CPR/First Aide certification for Adult/Infant required
  • TB Test Documentation

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain information as highly confidential
  • Basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology useful
  • Use of appropriate social skills in a variety of settings required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Psychosocial Rehabilitative Specialist (PSR)

Position Title: Psychosocial Rehabilitative Specialist         

Reports To: Clinical Director                                    

Contract Position Summary: Provides comprehensive behavioral health services for adults, adolescents, and children experiencing problems with psychiatric disorders, depression, eating disorders, emotional disturbances, and family relationship challenges.  Thorough understanding of emotional and behavioral problems preferred.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Clinical Services.
  2. Provide the following services to clients or the public: Information and referral to clients and community resources. Crisis intervention. Coordinates program activities. Facilitates group sessions. Develops and implements service/treatment plans. Develop and implement family education services. Develops skills training programs and teaches independent living skills. Manages at-risk behavior and be able to identify/ perform crisis intervention. Ensures client access to services by submission of relevant documentation and advocates for client rights. Supports client/family in achieving rehabilitative goals. Responsible for maintaining accurate progress notes and thirty day updates. Responsible for updating and on time submission of Prior Authorization Referrals (PARs)
  3. Provide consultation and support to staff as needed including being available for staff to debrief about difficult situations. Provide leadership about in-service training offered to staff, assuring that is meets licensure standards and clinical needs. May provide clinical supervision to staff and provide quarterly reports to Superior
  4. Facilitate resident council meetings and group education or counseling with clients.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned
  6. Maintain Client and Organization Confidentiality at all times

 

Planning and Community Organizing

  1. Use good judgment and maintain effective boundaries when sharing information about company with county staff, other providers, and members of the community.
  2. Attend various community meetings and report relevant information to the Program Manager and/or Director. 
  3. Participate in and actively support community advisory committees.
  4. Participate in community needs assessments. Implement and maintain a variety of procedures to evaluate programs and services.
  5. Be available to offer leadership and cooperation to consumers and community providers in the development of cost effective services.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or other social services related field from an accredited college or university required; Master’s degree in a social services related field preferred;
  • Minimum one year experience teaching or assisting youth with daily living activities;
  • Use of appropriate social skills in a variety of settings required
  • Must have experience performing case management, and writing treatment plans and case notes;
  • Good knowledge of human services principles and practices to include behavioral management methods, social and family systems, cognitive behavioral education, and case management methods
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Computer skills to store, retrieve, and print documents and compose reports and letters;
  • Experience working with a diverse population;
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours in the community, which may include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Use of personal vehicle may be required to transport clients;
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license is required and must maintain personal extended insurance;
  • Satisfactory fingerprint background check required as a condition of employment;
  • CPR/First Aide certification for Adult/Infant required.
  • Experience networking with the community to coordinate resources such as treatment programs, housing or employment;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred;
Case Manager

Position Title: Case Manager                                       

Reports To: Programs Manager                               

Position Summary:  To provide Case Management services to Adolescents, their families and non-custodial parents

Case Managers are advocates for customers and focus on goals that will move participants towards self-sufficiency.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Provide counseling, mentoring and case management services to adolescents.
  2. Emphasize the importance of self-sufficiency to youth and responsibility to all parents
  3. Provide prevention services to youth in the community
  4. Facilitate parent and adolescent support groups
  5. Establish and maintain accurate case records and reports
  6. Link youth and families to appropriate community resources
  7. Assist with community presentations
  8. Assist non-custodial parents, youth and their families with any barriers that they feel are preventing progress
  9. Monitor attendance and measure progress
  10. Maintain regular and predictable job attendance
  11. Work co-operatively with co-workers and residence
  12. Other duties as assigned

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years’ experience working with youth and families
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours in the community, which may include evenings and/or weekends
  • Valid Nevada driver’s license is required and must maintain personal extended insurance
  • Satisfactory fingerprint background check required as a condition of employment
  • CPR/First Aide certification for Adult/Infant required
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadline
  • Ability to maintain information as highly confidential

 

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Associated Degree in Social Services related field

 

 

Disclaimer:

This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive.

SNCF reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

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Please complete application and email to hr@childrenfirst-nv.org or fax to 702.463.5684