P/T Youth Development Specialist in Harrisburg, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Entry level
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

This entry level position supervises 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.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of client intervention skills and Safe Crisis Management (SCM) techniques.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in performance of job.
  • Demonstrates effort in professional development.
  • Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 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 the employees’ state of residence.
    • Valid registered vehicle insurance, if applicable.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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