Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship Available


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.