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Impact Transporter (7854)

Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Largo
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

#nowhiring

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, and communities are vibrant.

LSF is looking for a talented Transporter who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.

Shifts Available: 3pm - 11pm, 5pm - 1am, 6pm -2am, 11pm - 7am

Purpose & Impact:

A Transporter typically works with at-risk children and teenagers to provide appropriate and effective supervision and transportation of youth when placement is not available or is not yet available.

Essential Functions:

  • Thoroughly review referrals for supervision/transportation which include the youth's strengths, challenges, behavioral triggers, and personal preferences
  • Ensure the safety of youth by following all proper regulations, safety recommendations, and procedures each day
  • Record information and document incidents as they occur to help keep track of problem behaviors or unsafeconditions
  • Document all interactions with youth(s)
  • Act as a resource when youth need guidance or advice about specific life situations or social issues
  • Create a safe and caring environment for high-risk youth
  • Coordinate medical or other appointments and ensure a child is fed properly during supervision
  • Maintain accurate case notes, log entries, and other necessary clients
  • Provide transportation as needed to facilitate placement or well-being of the child such as medical, dental, social, or educational appointments

    All duties are performed by the following standards:

    • Treat clients, the public, and staff with courtesy, respect, and dignity and presents a positive public image.
    • Keep supervisor fully informed of activities, pertinent issues, upcoming events, and potential problems. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills in daily work.
    • Support the unit, department, and/or organization and work with others to accomplish the goals of the unit, department, and/or organization.
    • Make reasonable efforts to adhere to established safety procedures and practices in the workarea.
    • Attend training and complete all mandated training courses focused on working with children that have experienced trauma.
    • Adhere to all confidentiality.
    • On-Call: Perform on-call responsibilities as assigned and carry an active cellphone at all times during scheduled work hours. Immediately respond to all calls.

      Physical Requirements:

      • Must have a high level of energy, be adaptable to irregular hours, be flexible to rotate on-call as needed, be able to travel as needed.
      • Valid driver's license and appropriate auto liability insurance required.

        Education/Experience:

        • A High School Diploma or GED required

          Skills:

          • One year of experience working with at-risk youth preferred
          • Strong personal boundaries
          • Patient and compassionate
          • Ability to drive both locally and throughout the state in connection with the duties of this role
          • Must be willing to work irregular hours/shifts

            Why work for LSF?

            LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need.Mission-Drivenstaff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they explore areas of interest within theorganization.

            Amazing benefits package including:

            • Medical, Dental, and Vision
            • Teledoc (24/7 online access to doctors)
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
            • Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
            • 13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
            • Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
            • 403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3% student loan repayment reimbursement
            • Tuition reimbursement

              Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunityemployer.

Keywords: Lutheran Services Florida, Largo , Impact Transporter (7854), Other , Largo, Florida

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