Youth Development Specialist in Shelby, OH at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shelby, OH
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Date Posted:
    2/15/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Afternoon Shift - 3:00PM to 11:00PM

 



Summary

  • A Youth Development Specialist implements the activities which support the daily schedule.  The Youth Development Specialist supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
  • Provides effective people security (e.g., headcounts, room checks, client movement).
  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
  • Facilitates and documents various groups/meetings.
  • Administers medication or supervises self administration of medication when necessary.
  • Knows and implements emergency procedures (e.g. evacuation, CPR/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.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.