Paddock View Residential Center is a privately owned, licensed child caring institution in Marion, Indiana that provides comprehensive care for the individual needs of troubled youth and their families in close cooperation with other service providers. We offer residential treatment, shelter care, and alternative education to troubled youth and their families.  Paddock View accepts referrals from DCS and Probation anywhere in Indiana.

Paddock View Residential Center provides a staff secure treatment environment that affords youth an opportunity to reassess and change their behavior in a safe, supportive and highly structured setting.  Paddock View Alternative School is on-site serving the educational needs of all residents.

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) uses horses as a tool for emotional growth and learning. The setting for EAL is Black Dog Farms located about 5 miles from Paddock View. EAL is embedded in the school curriculum.

The goal of the Paddock View Residential Center treatment program is to effect change in each child's view of the world and to provide them with constructive decision-making skills that will afford them the opportunity to return to his family and community as a productive citizen.

Clinical staff receive individual and group supervision weekly. Paddock View utilizes a team approach to serving our families.  Paddock View provides and pays for costs of professional credentials, continuing education and licensure.

General employee benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Access to AFLAC
  • Employee Life Insurance/Vision
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Six (6) paid Holidays
  • Paid Bereavement and Jury Duty leave
  • Retirement Plan – 401-K
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Paid professional development costs
  • Supervision for licensure requirements
  • Paid costs for professional credentials

High School Diploma or equivalent positions:

Bachelor’s Degree positions:

Master’s Degree positions

DIRECT CARE WORKER

Salary: $11.00 per hour

Start date(s):  Positions Open Now

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Work Hours:

  • 1st shift – 7am-3pm
  • 2nd shift - 3pm-11pm
  • 3rd shift – 11pm-7am

Travel expectations:  Provide transportation for residents as needed

Candidate Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of working with adolescents preferred. 
  • Must pass all background checks required by Department of Child Services.
  • Must be competent in reading and writing English.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid state ID.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Experience working in residential setting a plus.
  • Must pass drug screen.

Position Summary: The Direct Care Worker provides the day-to-day structure for residents. The Direct Care Worker provides a positive role model for each resident as they are challenged to change attitudes, behaviors, and work toward the goals set forth in their individual behavior plans. The Direct Care Worker provides the ongoing consistency needed to develop trust and respect in ongoing relationships with adult authority figures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care services as outlined in the resident’s Plan of Care.
  • Assist in the establishment of a therapeutic environment in which residents can learn new skills.
  • Assist the residents in maintaining the environment in which they live in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Ensure the safety and protection of all residents and staff. Follow emergency procedure as outlined in Procedure Manual.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of events that occur during the shift.
  • Responsible for notifying the Supervisor immediately of any problems or changes that may warrant additional assistance, i.e., injury or threats of injury or suspected abuse (not limited to these instances).
  • Attend or complete all mandatory training, in-services, and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: adolescent development and issues pertinent to their stage of growth and development; behavioral interventions; group interactions; and crisis intervention strategies.
  • Skill in: oral and written communications; developing appropriate relationships and providing positive role modeling.
  • Ability to: be a good listener and maintain a positive attitude in face of adversarial residents; identify precursors to crises and be able to diffuse the situations without escalation of the crisis; be creative and imaginative in relationship with residents.
  • Physical demands: Must be able to lift, sit, stand, bend, or stoop for long periods of time. Possess the sensory capacities to efficiently and successfully execute essential job functions.

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CASE MANAGER

Starting Salary: $32K based on years of experience

Start date(s): Open now

Job Type: Full time

Work Hours: 8am-5pm, flexibility required depending on needs of each resident. Rotating on-call and visit schedule.

Travel expectations: Statewide travel required for court hearings, Aftercare Team Meetings and other scheduled events as necessary.

Work Remotely: No

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Must have bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Must pass all background checks required by Department of Child Services.
  • Must be competent in reading and writing English.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Experience working in residential setting a plus.
  • Must pass drug screen.

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Case Manager the Case Manager is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all aspects of the youth’s treatment at Paddock View. The Case Manager will be the primary liaison between the resident, treatment providers, and his school, family and community.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve residents on caseload by conducting intakes, obtaining/completing necessary assessments and collecting documentation of past services relevant to placement.
  • Serve as advocate for the resident and family.  Communicate weekly and as needed with referral agency, parents and others on the youth’s treatment team.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement the comprehensive Treatment Plan for the resident.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement the Aftercare Treatment Plan for the resident.
  • Document all aspects of the resident’s care in a timely manner.
  • Assist residents in receiving services which have been identified in the Treatment Plan.
  • Assist in accessing community resources as indicated.
  • Attend court hearings with youth
  • Facilitate visits and passes with family on a rotating basis.
  • Provide on-call coverage on a rotating basis.
  • Maintain professional relationships with consumers, families, and other service providers.
  • Prepare twice monthly progress reports, keep data, and present information relative to CM activities and performance to the Clinical Director.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: principles and practices of effective clinical case; the principles and practices of effective program management; expanded principles of psychology, social work, juvenile justice and other social sciences; family systems approach to treatment; child and adolescent development (needs and behaviors); crisis intervention and management; needs assessment techniques and strategies; problem-solving and conflict resolution; symptoms and effects of physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect; substance abuse and its indicators; parenting skills and behavior management techniques; community resources and services; cultural diversity and value systems; mental health, juvenile justice, education and related systems services.
  • Skill in: coordinating resident’s care, evaluating services/systems of care, developing individual plans of care, efficient and effective written and oral communication; and interfacing effectively with stakeholders.  Must be highly organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to: relate with children through understanding and respect; evaluate and display insight into individual behavior; use supervisory skills to enable professional and paraprofessional staff development; follow all safety and precautionary rules and measure; prioritize and self-motivate to accomplish job goals and perform work efficiently and effectively under stressful situations; use available resources; and demonstrate effective discharge planning and follow-up.
  • Physical demands: Must be able to lift, sit, stand, bend, or stoop for long periods of time. Possess the sensory capacities to efficiently and successfully execute essential job functions.

RESIDENTIAL TEACHERS
Social Studies Licensed Teacher Grades 6-12
Mathematics Licensed Teacher Grades 6-12

Salary: $33,000

Start date(s):  Positions open now

Job Types: Full-time (180 school days, 5 teacher days, 30 half days-summer school)

Work Hours: 7:30am-3:30pm during normal school session, 8 am-12:00 pm summer session

Travel expectations:  None

Work Remotely: No

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree as a minimum.
  • Valid Indiana State teaching certification with endorsement appropriate for grade level(s) and subjects for which you are applying.
  • Must pass all background checks required by Department of Child Services.
  • Must be competent in reading and writing English.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid state id.
  • Must pass drug screen.

Position Summary: Licensed teachers provide instructional services necessary to educate all students to high standards. Teachers ensure that all students are working on social, emotional, behavioral, and academic skills necessary to be successful and prepare for academic success after discharge.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Committed to students and their learning.
  • Know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to each student, and the link to Indiana's Academic Standards.
  • Are responsible for establishing and managing student learning in a positive learning environment.
  • Committed to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
  • Have a willingness to work with students that may have experienced trauma in their life. 
  • Attend or complete all mandatory training, in-services, and meetings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of the building/unit.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Must be qualified and possess or be eligible for a valid Indiana teaching license for the exceptionality, grade level and/or subject assigned. Must possess knowledge of effective practices including principles, theories, procedures, and techniques used in lesson plan development and classroom instruction.

RESIDENTIAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST

Starting Salary: $40K Licensed Masters - $45K based on years of experience

Start date(s): Open now

Job Type: Full time

Work Hours: 8am-5pm, flexibility required depending on needs of each family. Five-day work including every other Saturday.

Travel expectations: None

Work Remotely:  No

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Must have Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology, current Indiana license - LCSW, LMHC, LMFT or license eligible.
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate training and continuing education as mandated.
  • Must pass all background checks required by Department of Child Services.
  • Must be competent in reading and writing English.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Experience working in residential setting a plus.
  • Must pass drug screen.

Position Summary: Provide structured, goal-oriented, time limited therapeutic mental health counseling services to individuals, families, and groups within the residential program and the emergency shelter care program as indicated. Evidence based practices will be used in counseling of the youth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality assessment and mental health therapy to individuals, families and groups within the residential program and the emergency shelter care program as directed.
  • Work with case managers to ensure co-ordination of services including ongoing observation and assessment of progress on treatment goals.
  • Consult with referral sources, clinical supervisor and other program staff at least weekly to discuss youth progress; attend staff meetings to ensure communication, cooperation, and coordination of assigned cases.
  • Maintain customer service standards at all times including while functioning under pressure.
  • Be available to cover on-call duties after hours and on weekend in the absence of Clinical Director.
  • Develop clinical treatment plans and reviews within standard time frames.
  • Consistently demonstrate the required amount of productivity and ensure Quality services are in accordance with applicable local, regional, state, and federal mandates.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with community resources which may be utilized to maintain, support and enhance the functioning of youth in a residential setting.
  • Work closely with case managers to develop transitional and aftercare services.
  • Maintain all client records on a current basis and in accordance with agency standards and state, federal and contract requirements.
  • Assist with necessary data collection and reports.
  • Participate in psychiatric/psychological consultation, as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintain resident and staff confidentiality at all times, especially within the facility; demonstrate knowledge of and ability to follow HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • Possess advanced writing and computer skills to perform the functions of this job description.
  • Provide immediate crisis intervention and resolution, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate training and continuing education as mandated by licensure body and contract requirements.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times; including refraining from conflicts of interest activities and maintaining nondiscrimination policies in all area of practice, regardless of race, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.
  • Respond to emails, voicemails and telephone calls in a timely manner.
  • Availability to work Saturdays as needed to accommodate families.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficient in a variety of evidence-based counseling techniques; ability to communicate appropriately with professional and non-professional individuals. Must complete certification in TB-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.