GROUP HOME SPECIALIST in Reading, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Reading, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Facility: ADAPPT Outpatient

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position maintains an orderly environment during assigned shift by conducting standard operating procedures in accordance with facility policies/procedures and required client contractual obligations. Daily schedules are followed by position and it serves as role model for residents and subordinates.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assigns duties to monitor staff.
  • Reports resident and staff accidents or injuries to supervisor.
  • Performs scheduled resident headcounts and completes written count reports in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Counts and monitors narcotic medications in locked cabinet.
  • Reports all incidents to supervisor and provide written documentation as required.
  • Collects urine samples for random and routine substance abuse screenings of residents and staff as required.
  • When assigned, transports residents by company vehicle to out-of-facility appointments.
  • Conducts fire drills on assigned shift.
  • Inspects chores and facility and reports issues to supervisor or maintenance as needed.
  • As needed, rotates to assigned security desks and monitors metal detectors and security cameras to maintain safe and secure orderly environment for residents.
  • Enforces the facility rules of conduct with the residents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
  • Experience in criminal justice field preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to write reports in a clear and accurate manner.
  • Ability to organize work in a timely manner.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to strict guidelines.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime is required for this position.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


Equal Opportunity Employer