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Child Care Worker/Nights

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Job Description

Silver Springs - Martin Luther School, located in Plymouth Meeting, is seeking full-time and part-time Child Care Worker/Nights for its Children's Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program.

Full-time schedule:  Monday - Thursday from 11:00 pm to 9:00 am (40 hours/week)

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Check each individual child every 15 minutes.  Initial log sheets verifying child observations checks were completed.


  • Awaken enuretic/encopretic children as scheduled so that they may use the bathroom.  As needed, change soiled bed linen and launder same.


  • Supervise a pleasant wake-up routine for all children on the residential unit.


  • Communicate health needs or concerns to the nurse, Night Coordinator and/or Executive-On-Duty (EOD).
  • Intervene with acting-out children using appropriate behavior management and TCI techniques.  Report to the Night Coordinator or EOD any critical incidents on Critical Incident Report (CIR) form.


  • Wash, dry, fold and put away all children's clothing and other laundry as required.


  • Update unit night log, morning sheet, children's point sheets and other paper work as required each morning.


Job Requirements

Position requires the following:

  • HS Diploma/GED required.
  • Previous direct care experience working with children in a mental health setting preferred. 
  • Valid driver's license required.

Silver Springs - Martin Luther School is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Negligible
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Child Care Worker/Nights

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