Direct Care Worker – Bilingual Vacancies in BCFS Health & Human Services San Antonio, TX

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Company: BCFS Health and Human Services Business Unit: RSD

Title: Direct Care Worker – Bilingual

Position: Direct Care Worker II

Job Family: Service Provider

Program: BCFS Health and Human Services: _____________________

Reports to: ____________________

Status: Regular Full-Time

Comp. Grade: 1

Grade Profile: 3-7

Frequency: Hourly

Education: Required – High school diploma, or equivalent

Preferred – 2-year associate’s degree from accredited program/institution, or two or

more years of college-level course work in a related human services field

Experience: Required – 1 year related experience and/or training in a related human services field

Preferred – 2 plus years’ related experience and/or training in a related human

services field

Supervises: None

Summary: The direct care worker supervises children, using reasonable actions to ensure the safety

and well-being of each child, effectively communicate facility and programmatic behavioral

expectations and limitations to children, and maintain compliance with agency policies and

procedures and established state and federal standards and requirements.

To successfully perform this job, the employee may be expected to perform the following, with or without

reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:

Essential Functions

  • Provide sustained and uninterrupted direct supervision of the children assigned to the worker

from the start of the assigned shift until relieved.

  • Follow the instructions of medical/clinical staff regarding each child and inform Unit Manager

of information impacting the basic health and well-being of children assigned to the worker.

Approved (ADA) Rev.5/13/19

  • Communicate in a positive and respectful manner with children, families and all agency staff

including supervisors, co-workers, therapists, student interns, and volunteers.

  • Frequently traverse from one area of the facility to another both indoors and outdoors as

needed to provide direct supervision of children.

  • Effectively communicate behavioral expectations and program regulations to children and

enforce compliance with regulations and expectations by all children assigned to the worker.

  • Complete all required documentation prior to completion of shift.
  • Meet all pre-determined deadlines required by program supervisor and federal partners.
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English and Spanish

Measurable Deliverables

  • Meet all federal and state regulatory guidelines and standards that are applicable to this


  • Document all serious incidents, daily progress and activities completely, accurately and in a

timely manner and in compliance with agency policies and procedures.

  • Assist with orientation of new children and staff.
  • Provide input into development of treatment plans as appropriate orrequested.
  • Use positive child management techniques including verbal redirection, de-escalation and


  • Plan, organize and supervise activities for children in accordance with the daily activity


  • Teach constructive behavior and social skills, realistic problem-solving behaviors, responsible

time and money management, conversational English, personal hygiene and life skills.

  • Assist children with homework assignments.
  • Maintain an orderly and clean children’s living area including assisting in the household and

children’s laundry, overseeing daily chores, identifying routine maintenance workepair and

reporting it to the Unit Manager.

  • Maintain and update records regarding children’s clothing and personal items.
  • Maintain a secure campus environment by making rounds as required, and by using proper

application of radio communication protocols including responding to all radiocalls.

  • Take actions to promote positive interaction between children and encourage children to take

responsibility in the daily routine of the facility.

  • Model culturally and socially desired behaviors while explaining the behaviors to children to

facilitate learning and replication of the behaviors.

  • Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or requested by position supervisor.
  • Implement BCFS safety protocols including evacuating with children and other staff in case of

an emergency.

  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas of child and program operations.
  • Maintain BCFS HHS professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in BCFS

employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, children, and

community members and complying with required dress code at all-time.

Credentials, Skills And Abilities

  • Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the position including but not limited to


  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.
  • Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.
  • Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to:
  • Respond sensitively and competently to the service population’s cultural and

socio-economic characteristics

  • Work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers and


  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English and Spanish
  • Provide crisis intervention according to training provided by BCFS HHS when

needed to maintain a safe environment.

  • Work in a fast paced environment and maintain emotional control and

professional composure at all time

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EEO Statement

It is the policy of BCFS System of Companies and its affiliated organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creedeligion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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Company: BCFS Health & Human Services

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level 

Job Location: San Antonio, TX

Application Deadline: N/A

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