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Youth Development Technician

Job in Reading - Berks County - PA Pennsylvania - USA
Other locations: Morgantown, Pa
Posted by Abraxas Academy
Full Time, Internship position
Listed on 2019-10-15
Salary 52.142857142857 USD Hourly USD 52.142857142857 HOUR
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Child Protection, Direct Support Professional, Youth Counselor, Youth Worker
  • Social Sciences
Job Description & How to Apply Below

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
Position Requirements
High School,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Minimum Requirements:

• The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
o 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:
o At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
o Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
o Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
o Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
o Valid registered vehicle insurance.

• Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Abraxas Academy
Contact Phone: 6109138000 ext. 339
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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