Youth Specialist II (Miami)

  • Address:Miami, FL 33122 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/29/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • Provide safety and security to the facility through proper youth supervision. Ensures that the facility behavior management make every attempt youth with meeting performance goals. Completes observation checks and provides role model behavior to assist youth with problem solving and competency development. Provides job shadowing to new employees and provides relief supervision of milieu. Must make every attempt to minimize adverse affects of confinement by supporting the juvenile's physical, emotional, educational, and social development in an atmosphere which is as nonthreatening as possible.Works schedule that will enhance supervision in the absence of the Staff MentorManages the overall operations of assigned staff and briefing of same regarding the proper performance of essential facility routinesSupervises and/or participates in various recreation programs and activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and cooperation with various social and education programsTeaches, supervises and/or participates in various daily living activities with juvenile residents to stimulate interest in and train skills needed for independent livingKeeps continual track of the number of juvenile residents under direct supervision through periodic head counts and records in a log book all movements of juvenile residents in areas both inside and outside the facility to be aware at all times of the whereabouts of juvenile residentsUses understanding to calm disruptive residents in a potentially dangerous situation and may physically restrain residents to prevent endangering the health and safety of the resident and othersRemains alert to possible security problems such as the planning of escapes and so forth, and reports such information in accord with established policies, regulations, and proceduresConducts visual and audio surveillance of activities to ensure custody and security of students and facilityPerforms other duties as assigned by supervisorPosition Requirements:Education:Bachelor's degree from an accredited iniversity or college in Psychology, Criminology, Social Work or any other Human Services related field and at least one (1) year of previously related experience.  Will be required to obtain speciality training to provide back-up support to the Staff Mentor orMust have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of previously related experience.  Will be required to obtain specialty trainibg to provide back -up support to the Staff MentorOther Requirements:Willbe required to obtain specialty training to provide back-up support to the Staff MentorMust be 21 years of age or olderAppointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in the state where the work site is lcoated only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility is necesssary to perform the essential duties of the position     
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