Serves as direct youth supervisor with responsibility for the safety, personal conduct, care, and therapy of the youth
Provides eyes-on/ears-on supervision of youth; implements group and individual treatment plans
Maintains security in buildings, grounds, and other posts; intervenes during emergencies or altercations to maintain physical control of youth
Supervises, counsels and implements natural consequences to youth according to facility policy and procedures
Supervises movement of youth inside and outside the facility; takes periodic counts of youth
Supervises youth in a residential juvenile justice facility in the performance of activities and during recreational and various other program activities; (i.e. school, homework, arts, phase activities, independent living, religious
Conducts personal and facility searches for contraband and facility inspections for health and safety hazards.
Assume the responsibility of successfully taking AMAP, passing the course and administering medication as needed.
Assume the responsibility for successfully taking and passing the designated crisis management and physical safety intervention technique training (including any refresher and recertification trainings and examinations)
Successfully completes all required trainings
Preparing meals for the youth as needed (primarily on weekends and mornings as well as when the cook is out)
Interacts critically and constructively with other staff members to develop and implement successful treatment techniques.
Develops effective relationships with youth, co-workers, and treatment team members.
Assists youth with their personal issues and refers issues to the group in accordance with the principles of the program.
Observes and keeps staff informed daily of significant behavioral conditions known about an individual and/or the group.
Assists in preparing reports regarding each youth’s adjustment and progress.
Prepare log entries and reports in a timely manner in accordance with program requirements.
Escorts and/or transports youth to predetermined locations.
Prevent any acts of physical aggression by youth towards other residents and staff.
Exercises judgment and discretion in the performance of duties within departmental rules, regulations, and policies.
Attends weekly team meetings.
Participate in the Advocate program.
Performs other related work as assigned.