Residential Child Care Worker-OMR

Company Details

Abbott House

About Abbott House

Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Newly hired, full-time, Child Care Workers will receive a $2,000 bonus after completion of 1-year of active, full-time employment.

Job Summary:
Provides for the direct implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the youth’s service plan. The child care worker also provides for the youngster’s individual and group services, including counseling and group skills’ development, as well as for the day-to-day safety and ensures day-to-day routines of the youth are maintained. The counselor assists the youngsters under his care in the accomplishments of their daily schedules and in the care of their daily hygiene, food preparation, and morning and nighttime routines. The Child Care Worker also ensures that the residences are clean and safe.

Job Responsibilities:

  • fully COVID vaccinated preferred
  • Ensures that children are provided with a clean and safe environment.
  • Attends parent-teacher conferences and other school activities.
  • Informs the Child Care Supervisor of any problem affecting the functioning of the residence.
  • Manages the transportation of children to and from approved destinations.
  • Manages the purchase and preparation of food.
  • Evaluates the clothing needs of children and the purchasing of these items.
  • Becomes acquainted with the community and its resources and maintains positive community relationships.
  • Attends planning meetings, seminars and treatment sessions.
  • Assists in scheduling medical and dental appointments for the children and sees to it that these appointments are kept.
  • Prepares regular written reports, in the form of Logs and Critical Incident Reports.
  • Any other related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Experience working with emotionally disturbed youth a strong plus.
  • Fully COVID 19 vaccinated

What We Offer:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Employee Recognition Awards

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.23 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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