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Youth Behavioral Specialist

Company: Abraxas Youth & Family Services
Location: Canon City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Compensation Base: -16.50
Compensation Bonus (if applicable): -5,000

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Immediate openings for full-time -Youth - Behavioral Specialist, Crisis Specialist, Youth Services Specialist at Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado. $5,000 Sign On Bonus (Ask for Eligibility Details)
Starting Pay is $16.50 p/h
Schedule: 2:45 PM - 11:15 PM
Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age
Must be able to address and manage negative client behavior.

This entry level position implements the activities which support the daily schedule of the facility. In addition, this position observes and addresses client behavior and documents services in client files.
Essential Functions:
Interacts with and supervises clients during daily activities in a manner that ensures their safety and security.
Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers.
Provides effective facility security including conducting headcounts, room checks, and observing client movement.
Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
Processes intakes and screens clients according to program policy.
Facilitates and documents various groups or meetings.
Administers medication or supervises self administration of medication when necessary.
Maintains regular communication with supervisor and co-workers. .
Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations including 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.
Support and promotes -the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year applicable experience or Associate's Degree preferred. (Associate's degree or sixty (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.
Benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts
Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
403(b) Savings Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Assistance Program
Sixteen (16) days Paid Time Off per fiscal year (pro-rated in first year)
Nine (9) Paid Holidays Per Year
Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Abraxas Youth & Family Services, Colorado Springs , Youth Behavioral Specialist, Other , Canon City, Colorado

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