He/she is responsible for adhering to the prescribed, authorized plan and providing an environment conducive to effective intervention services including supervision of participants and assessment of participant skill levels in order to assist them with meeting YES Plan goals.
The incumbent facilitates delinquency interventions and value-added services to Program youth; schedules and delivers sessions in accordance with the Program Site Schedule. She/he will address questions or concerns and utilize training and instructional methods that reinforce learning. Also, advises the Case Manager when a session begins and ends, and availability for session participation.
She/he will utilize effective management skills; assist, advise and counsel a diverse population with regard to program policies and standards while demonstrating sensitivity to needs and circumstances; performs routine follow-up with participants, Case Managers and Program Coordinator.
The Program Support Specialist is responsible for filing and maintaining thorough, accurate records including assessments, assignments, reports, performing data entry and other program related information as required.
Assists the management staff in dealing with the day-to-day operations of the site as assigned.
Provides supervision of youth.
Provide transportation services to youth in accordance with FAC 63D-12.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
This position reports to the Program Coordinator.
Hours are typically 1pm – 10pm, flexible as required.
These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.
v High School Diploma and at least two years of direct experience with at-risk population or equivalent. Prefer AA degree.
v Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others. Must be able to read and follow guides; utilize effective management skills; present information to participants in a clear fashion, address questions or concerns and utilize effective training/instructional methods to reinforce learning.
v Excellent organizational, time management and team building skills.
v Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to facilitate groups.
v Professional in interactions with co-workers, participants, funding sources, the community and in appearance; the incumbent refrains from any conduct that would negatively impact the program or Paxen’s reputation.
v Possess the ability to work with minimal supervision while performing duties.
v Experience with Microsoft Office.
v Must successfully pass a background screening process, which includes a DJJ Level 2 criminal background check and drug screening.
v Possession of a CDL (or ability to obtain one) and a clean driving record with appropriate insurance coverage.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as an all inclusive declaration of duties and responsibilities. Specific job-related duties assigned will be consistent with the essential functions listed above and should not be construed as expanding a particular position’s role, scope, FLSA status, or grade.
The Paxen Group, Inc - 2 years ago