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YOUTH CARE WORKERS - NEW PAY RATE !! in Pueblo, Colorado, US at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: $16.50

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $5,000 Sign On Bonus (Ask for Eligibility Details)

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Immediate openings for full-time Youth Program Workers - Behavioral Specialist, Crisis Specialist, Youth Services Specialist at Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado. $5,000 Sign On Bonus (Ask for Eligibility Details)

Starting Pay is $16.50 p/h 

Schedule: 2:45 PM - 11:15 PM

Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age

Must be able to address and manage negative client behavior.

Summary:  

This entry level position implements the activities which support the daily schedule of the facility. In addition, this position observes and addresses client behavior and documents services in client files.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 observing client movement.
  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
  • Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
  • Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations including evacuation, CPR, or first aid).

Special Demands:

Ability to de-escalate patients that are agitated with potential for violence. Ability to perform a variety of activities in an atmosphere of change. Handle stressful situations calmly. Participates in the identification, stabilization and resolution of potential crisis. Must be able to identify when assistance is needed, and to secure assistance when needed.

Company Overview:

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

Keywords: mental health technician, direct care, residential, milieu, psychology, social work, youth treatment, therapuetic, high school diploma, GED, overnight, entry level

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year applicable experience or Associate’s Degree preferred. (Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university.)

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.
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Sixteen (16) days Paid Time Off per fiscal year (pro-rated in first year)
  • Nine (9) Paid Holidays Per Year
  • Employee Assistance Program