PT Rotational Children’s Group Assistant – SLC

Location: Salt Lake City

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 to the Utah Department of Health.

House of Hope is looking for a rotational children’s group assistant! You interested in 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. Rotational group assistants help provide therapeutic groups for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children (ages 0-8) in our children’s day treatment program. Rotational assistants assist in various groups depending on the staff needs for that day/schedule.

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: $12/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: 20-28 hours/week. Monday – Friday, 11am-4pm and one weeknight 5-7pm (usually Wednesdays); mornings to help fill in as needed.

Agency Requirements:

-This is a non-smoking work site.

-Must be at least 21 years old.

-Must be able to pass extensive background check and drug test.

-If in recovery, must have at least 2 years of sobriety.

-Must have own reliable transportation and good driving record.

-Must have current flu vaccination and willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine once available.

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!