Youth Development Team Leader in Shelby, OH at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS OF OHIO

Compensation Base: 12.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

**$3000 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 bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or 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.

 



Summary

The Youth Development Team Leader implements the activities which support the daily schedule.  The Youth Development Team Leader assists in monitoring various processes on the unit, supervises and interacts with clients, observes and addresses client behavior, and documents services in client files.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements the daily activity schedule and coordinates client activities.
  • 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.
  • Ensures the unit has adequate supplies (e.g., hygiene products, cleaning supplies).
  • 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.

 

**$3000 Sign on Bonus**

 

This sign-on bonus is only offered to a new full time employee as an incentive to join our company. Current, former, or temporary employees are not eligible for this bonus.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED and minimum of one year related experience; Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience preferred.


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.