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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN - OVERNIGHTS in South Mountain, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/6/2022

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Facility:  SOUTH MOUNTAIN YOUTH CENTER

Salary:  $17.00 per hour

Bonus (if applicable):  $2,000 Sign On Bonus

Shift:  10:45pm-6:45am

Benefits:  Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits 
  • 403(b) & 403(b) matching
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Training 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Now hiring an entry level YOUTH DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN - OVERNIGHT at Abraxas Youth and Family Services. Earn $17.00 per hour and offering a $2,000 Sign On Bonus.

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.

The primary function of the Youth Development Technician is to supervise clients during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security. In addition, Youth Development Technicians assist in the management of the morning wake-up routine by educating, guiding, and directing clients in a manner that promotes their growth and development.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Interacts meaningfully with clients.
  • Completes security calls to night supervisor.
  • Maintains regular communication with co-worker(s).
  • Supervises morning routine; observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Ensures client location.
  • Conducts and documents random/unpredictable head counts/bed checks (minimum of once every twelve (12) minutes) and utilizes the Guard 1 system. Conducts outside building security checks.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Job Requirements

Your Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university.
Other Requirements:
  • 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.

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