Treatment Supervisor

Confidential Company  •  Morgantown, PA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Social Services

$40K
Posted on 07/26/17 by Gilbert Diaz
Morgantown, PA
Less than 5 years experience
Social Services
$40K
Posted on 07/26/17 by Gilbert Diaz

Abraxas, a GEO Group company, is a leading provider of innovative and quality treatment programs for youth, adults and families. For 40years, Abraxas has contracted with various county and state agencies for the operation of residential, community-based, detention/shelter services and alternative education programming.  We offer specialized services for hard-to-place juvenile populations including fire setters, sexual offenders and habitual offenders in addition to gender specific programming for females in need of treatment.

Summary:

The primary function of the treatment supervisor is to manage and direct the activities of a specific treatment unit. The treatment supervisor ensures that all Abraxas policies and procedures are followed. He/she serves as the primary role model for employees by leading, directing, guiding and supporting them in such a way that promotes their growth and development. The treatment supervisor is responsible for providing supervision to unit employees on a regular basis.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains employee schedules that provide adequate coverage to ensure safety for both clients and employees.
  • Develops and implements systems to organize and monitor work activities.
  • Interviews and selects most qualified candidate among internal applicants for posted positions.
  • Structures, implements, and facilitates new employee on-the-job orientation.
  • Writes professional development plans in conjunction with employees to aid in their training and development.
  • Conducts effective supervisory conferences and performance evaluations with employees, documents the content of such meetings and evaluations, and provides feedback to them.
  • Determines and implements progressive discipline when needed according to the applicable policy.
  • Responds to step 1 grievances.
  • Schedules employee training to ensure that all mandatory training requirements are met.
  • Provides ongoing effective supervision to unit employees and monitors case management activities.
  • Schedules team meetings, plans and implements agendas, and implements activities in an effort to promote teamwork and communication within the unit.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management (SCM) and provides effective supervision to staff regarding the use of SCM.

Minimum Requirements

  • The followingeducational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and one year work experience with children; OR
    • Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college/university and three years’ work experience with children.
  • OtherQualifications:
    • 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.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
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