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Facility: ABRAXAS I
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, 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.
The Night Supervisor ensures security and safety of clients and the facility, develops and implements the program and schedule for clients, and supervises Life Skills Worker I staff persons (LSW I) and/or Mental Health Workers.
- Ensures the safety and security of the facility.
- Oversees the implementation of the clients’ schedule.
- Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities.
- Monitors Guard 1 System.
- Conducts effective supervisory conferences and performance evaluations with employees, documents the content of such meetings, and provides feedback.
- Implements progressive discipline when needed according to the applicable policy.
- Writes professional development plans in conjunction with employees to aid in their training and development.
- Facilitates new employee on-the-job orientation.
- Schedules employee training to ensure that all mandatory training requirements are met.
- Conducts one “full facility” headcount each night.
- Conducts fire drills during client sleeping hours, as scheduled.
- Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
- Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills
The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
- Bachelor’s degree and one year work experience with children; OR
- Associate’s degree or 60 college credit hours and three years work experience with children.
- 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.
- At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
- Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.