Recreational Therapist
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Description

Recreational Therapist

Program Overview:

Sequel Youth and Family Services of Union is a 24-bed secure residential sex offender program located in north central Florida in Raiford.  The program is approximately 2eight miles North of Gainesville and 3eight miles East of Jacksonville.  SYFS Union provides moderate risk sex offender programming for males, ages 12-19, who have displayed inappropriate sexual behavior or committed a sexual offense.  SYFS Union is operated exclusively for the State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

The Recreation Therapist, under the direction of the Clinical Director plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises and implements campus social and recreational activities. Develop and coordinate the planning, organizing and implementing campus activities for the students using standard and therapeutic recreational techniques and practices. In addition, he/she provides direct treatment interventions for therapeutic and social development through participation as a treatment team member and is responsible for facilitating volunteer involvement in the treatment process as well as the training and screening of volunteers.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Educational field or Sports Management or 5 years of experience working as an Activities Specialist in residential setting.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days

  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability

  • Company provided AD&D insurance

  • Flexible Spending program

  • 401K after sixty days

  • 6 paid holidays

  • 1eight days personal leave accrual within first year

  • Competitive Pay!!!

  • DailyPay available

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Raiford, FL
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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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