PT Children’s Group Assistant – Provo

Location: Provo

HOUSE OF HOPE IS AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION AND WILL NOT CLOSE DUE TO THE PANDEMIC.  As a substance use treatment facility, we are critical to the public health and safety of women and children throughout Utah. We are looking for dependable workers dedicated to rebuilding lives, strengthening families, and empowering women even during difficult times. House of Hope is dedicated to health and safety of our employees. We endeavor to provide all preventative safety measures and establish strict sanitation protocols in accordance with the Utah Department of Health.

Looking for employment working with young children in the social services field? Are you interested in learning more about strengthening high-risk families and in helping young children begin to heal from abuse, neglect, and trauma? House of Hope utilizes the trauma informed psycho-educational approach with small groups of young children who are residing with their mothers in residential treatment. Group assistants help provide therapeutic groups for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children in our children’s day treatment program.

This position is an especially good fit for those with:

-a passion for working with young children and their families.

-a desire to grow personally and professionally in the social work, mental health or child development field.

-a skills set of creativity, patience, energy and ability to help children learn skills in an engaging, nurturing manner.

-the willingness to be flexible, try new things, be open to feedback and handle stress calmly.

-assertive, respectful communication skills with children, parents and co-workers.

-the ability to work as a team to create a safe, nurturing, consistent environment for young children.

We are looking for someone with:

-Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, human development or similar field; willingness to work toward licensure as a Social Service Worker over 2-3 year period (see dopl.utah.gov)

-Experience working with young children (6 months to eight years old)

-Good basic computer and writing skills

-An understanding of professional ethics and boundaries in the human service field

-Above average problem solving skills, conflict resolution abilities and above all, a sense of humor!

Wage: $11.50/hour DOE. 401(k) dollar for dollar match up to 5% after one year with vesting schedule, employee recognition and other incentives are available.

Hours: 24-28 hours/week; M-F Afternoons (12 – 4:30pm, 5 pm on Mondays and 2nd Tues. of each month)

Agency Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • This is a non-smoking worksite.
  • Must have a flu shot before hire and COVID-19 vaccination when available.
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check and drug test.
  • If in recovery, must have at least two years of sobriety.
  • Must have own personal reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.

House of Hope is a non-profit organization providing addiction recovery and behavioral health services to help women rebuild their lives and strengthen their families at seven facilities in SLC and Provo.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: jobs@houseofhopeut.org. Please include job title you are applying for with all contact! Thank you!