Direct Support Staff
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

Job Description

Located in eastern Tennessee, 30 minutes north of Knoxville, Norris Academy serves individuals between the ages of 6 to 17, with ASD or other neuro-developmental disorders.  Our direct staff receives on-going supervision from  Licensed/Masters level clinicians who tailor each individual's treatment to meet their unique needs.

Position:  Direct Support Staff:  Full Time and PRN positions available.  Must be twenty one years old.

Education/Experience:  Bachelor's or Associates's Degree preferred, High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Position.

Overview:  Assists in direct care and management of children and adolescents as prescribed by the physician, licensed therapist and treatment team.  Provides safety and assist in crisis management for resident/consumer population.  Orientates, trains, keep records and supervises residents/consumers under direction of the Team Leader.

Skills/Abilities:  Good verbal and writing skills, ability to maintain confidentiality of client information.  Must consistently exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and perform the essential functions of the job.  Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position. 

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Norris, TN
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 2/16/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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