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Group Worker (77358)
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-89828961

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Group Worker (77358)
General Description: The Group Worker is responsible for providing a caring and nurturing home environment for all students. Must be committed and motivated with the ability to run group programs. Group Workers must have the ability to relay information through accurate reporting and monitoring. Group Workers must be willing to attend all trainings and meetings as needed to ensure that they are abreast of the necessary techniques to support students in residence. Must model appropriate behavior for students at all times through communication, dress and positive outlook/attitude. Reports To: Residential Supervisor Qualifications: Minimum of high school diploma or GED. Preference is given to college students in related Behavioral Science field. Must have a valid Texas Drivers License. Successfully complete standard first aid and restraint training. Must be emotionally mature and be able to communicate and relate with youth. Specific Duties: Employee must possess the ability to comprehend and complete: 40 hours orientation process 40 hours a year continuing education training module Supervise student behavior during non-class/shop activities. Restrain students when necessary using approved restraint techniques. Provide training and supervision for students in activities related to personal hygiene and housekeeping. Maintain standards of health and maintenance in assigned areas and make concise reports of student behavior. Carry out day to day recreation and leisure time program as developed by the Residential Supervisor. Conduct PPC group sessions for youth under their supervision. Provide individual guidance to students regarding interpersonal problems. Perform other duties as assigned. Candidates must pass a drug screen and background check. Any criminal convictions and/or criminal activities identified, as a result of these checks, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. However, due to the nature of the employer's business, company policy requires that candidates, with specific classes/types of convictions, cannot be considered for employment.

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