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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OPS LEADER/TREATMENT UNIT in Morgantown, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/23/2021

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS ACADEMY

Compensation Base: $20.00/hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): An additional $3.00 for qualified bil. candidates

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

Now offering summer wage retention pay which is your base pay of $18.00 + $2.00 (retention) = $20.00 per hour

Now through October 16, 2021

***An additional $3.00 for qualified bilingual candidates***

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 are hiring dedicated, motivated and passionate individuals that would like to make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth.

Summary:

This position mentors Youth Development Team Leaders, assists in monitoring various processes on multiple units, supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees the implementation of activities which support the daily schedule on one or more units at the facility.
  • Ensures standard operating procedures, program policy and procedures, and the client interventions process are implemented appropriately.
  • Provides effective on-the-job training to the Youth Development Team Leaders.
  • Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
  • Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings; monitors the documentation process to ensure all services are documented as necessary each shift.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associate’s degree/Bachelor’s degree preferred. (Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university).
  • Six (6) months experience as a Youth Development Team Leader preferred.

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.