Youth Care Counselor
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Description

Do you want to lead a group of adolescents to personal victory and success?

If you answered “yes' to any of these questions then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Program Overview:

Established in 1990, Sequel Youth and Family Services of Courtland is a licensed and academically accredited 46-bed residential treatment facility.  The program specializes in treating adolescent males with maladaptive sexual concerns and/or behavioral disorders. The campus is located in Courtland, AL near Athens, Decatur, and Muscle Shoals.

Position Overview:

The Sequel Youth and Family Services of Courtland Youth Care Worker (YCW) directly reports to the shift supervisor. The YCW provides direct supervision of the adolescent males that range in age from 12-1eight. The residents have either severe behavioral issues or inappropriate sexual behaviors. The counselors provide supervision, structure, and support to the residents.

The appropriate candidate will have the:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals, and student records.
  • Ability to write documentation in student records, routine reports, and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students and peers.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Qualifications: This position requires a High School Diploma and for the applicant to be twenty one years of age or older. Experience working with delinquent youth or in the mental health field is desirable. Applicants with equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • 401k after 60 days
  • 6 paid holidays
  • Paid time off for balance of work/life
  • DailyPay option after 4eight hours of hire date

Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Snapshot

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)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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