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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN-10 HRS


Facility:?ABRAXAS ACADEMY


Compensation Base:?$12.02-12.64/Hour


Compensation Bonus (if applicable):?



Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 bachelor 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.


Internship Available


$3000 Sign-on bonus for eligible recent college graduates. (New Hires Only)


Summary: ?


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




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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.




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