Job Description

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Summary
This position supervises clients in a manner that ensures their safety and security. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Interacts and supervises clients in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
- Conducts and documents head count/bed checks in accordance with facility standards.
- Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
- Supervises morning routine on the unit; provides guidance during morning hygiene, cleaning activities, and group meetings.
- Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
- Escorts clients between locations within the facility such as the medical office, bathroom, or group room.
- Demonstrates appropriate use of client intervention skills and Safe Crisis Management (SCM) techniques.
- Implements and supports the company's mission and philosophy; follows the company's policies regarding professional expectations, code of conduct, and other practices and procedures.
- Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
- Demonstrates professionalism in performance of job.
- Demonstrates effort in professional development.
- Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements
• 60 College Credit Hours, or 1 year experience working with at-risk children.

AND

*High School Diploma or GED

 
• 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 the employees' state of residence.
      Valid registered vehicle insurance, if applicable. 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer