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YOUTH CARE TEAM LEADER

at The Geo Group

Posted: 3/9/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3W59Z6W8P2J0FF2LST
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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABRAXAS YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES-SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

CHANGING BEHAVIOR.
CHANGING LIVES.

Summary:

This position serves as a team leader of Youth Development Technicians and Specialists. Implements the activities which support the daily schedule and coordinates client activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in monitoring various processes on the unit, supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.
  • Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
  • Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
  • Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and client movement.
  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency procedures such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
  • Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
  • Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings.
  • Ensures the unit has adequate supplies including hygiene products and cleaning supplies.
  • Administers medication or supervises self administration of medication when necessary.
  • Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.
  • Support and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED and minimum two years’ work/military experience; Associate’s degree/60 credits from an accredited college or university and/or one year experience in the human services field preferred.
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Application Instructions

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