Residential Adolescent Supervisor

GEO Group Inc. San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description:


Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.


The primary function of the working treatment supervisor is to manage and direct the activities of a specific treatment unit. This position is working directly with clients at all times.

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.

  • Support and promotes the Sanctuary Model and its Commitments

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and one (1) year work experience with children; OR
  • Associate's degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college/university and three (3) years work experience with children.

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.

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