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Employer: Sequel Transition Academy
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Employment Type: FT/PT
DESCRIPTION

SEQUEL TRANSITION ACADEMY JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Youth Counselor/Residential


Supervised By: Group Leader Experience is helpful, but not required.


Training Provided! Benefits Available Scheduling Flexibility - Full Time & Part Time Available!


Day/Evening Shifts: 7am-3pm/3pm-11pm
Overnight: 10pm-8am


Job Responsibilities:


• Maintain safety, accountability (correct count of each student) and security of campus.
• Teach, coach and supervise students in activities of daily living including morning, bedtime and overnight procedures, hygiene and cleanliness, housekeeping, meals, school, therapeutic endeavors, intramurals, sports, academics, skills of self-sufficiency and extracurricular activities both on and off campus.
• Observe the peer culture for patterns of behavior indicating progress or regression in the program.
• Observe individual student behavior over time and recognize progress towards treatment goals.


• Effectively communicate, both written and orally, all critical incidents involving students and staff.
• Plan, implement and evaluate student activities on an ongoing basis including, recreational, educational and therapeutic activities.
• Follow and implement individual treatment plans for all students.
• Recognize escalating behaviors and intervene at the appropriate level to ensure safety and security.
• Transport students to court, home passes and appointments as necessary.
• Have a clear and practical understanding of all federal, state and local laws as it pertains to daily living.
• Have a clear and practical understanding of all pertinent accreditation standards.
• Meet all deadlines as required.
• All other duties as assigned.


 


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REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience:
• High School diploma or GED is required.
• College degree in Human Services field and one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred.
• An employee must be at least 21 years of age and may not have on record a substantiated report of child abuse or neglect.
• It is an essential function of the position that the staff member must be capable and proficient in the area of physical restraint when and/or if necessary.

Contact Information

Sequel Transition Academy
Nicki Abels
nicki.abels@sequelyouthservices.com
46560 264th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Phone: 6055283550 ext 1

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Counseling
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 2/7/2018
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