OVERNIGHT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST in San Antonio, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Entry level
  • Date Posted:
    1/23/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Summary:

  • This entry level position monitors clients during the overnight shift in a manner that ensures their safety and security. In addition, this position assists in the management of the morning wake-up routine by directing clients in a manner that promotes their growth and development.

Essential Functions:

  •  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.
  •  Conducts outside building security checks.
  •  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.
  •  Reviews client files for proper documentation, when necessary.
  •  Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
  •  Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  •  Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Non-Essential Functions:

  •  None

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  •  The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  •  High School Diploma or GED. (Detention unit employees shall have an Associate’s degree or 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.

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