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Security Worker - Secure Youth Facility

Company: Spectrum
Location: Highland Park
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our Approach Here at Spectrum, we believe that dignity and respect are simple human gifts. We believe they belong to everyone. Since 1976, Spectrum has worked to strengthen children, families, and communities across the state of Michigan. Spectrum Juvenile Justice Services utilizes the Forward Focused Treatment Model, the first evidence-based clinical treatment program developed specifically for adolescents with serious offending behaviors. The cognitive-behavioral treatment model is based on current research in adolescent brain development and juvenile justice treatment and includes trauma-focused assessment and treatment. Treatment is guided by a developmentally-informed conceptualization of each youths risks and needs and utilizes a multi-modal and multi-pronged approach to treatment. About the Role This position serves as a member of the security and safety operations for a high security detention facility for young men between the ages of 12 20 years old. Responsibilities include, monitoring youth activity, staff access and safety, program intake and daily patrolling operations. Monitors authorized and unauthorized visitors, youth activities in outdoor recreational areas, building fire safety and youth travel and transportation. Responds to all crisis situations in and outside of the facility grounds. Our facilities provide a highly structured, treatment-focused experience for young people who benefit from positive role models that are able to mentor them towards improved decision-making and accountability. Security Workers develop positive professional relationships while mentoring young people. play a vital role in preparing youth for their next placement or for their return to the community. Full-time positions
Available positions for all shifts (Days, Afternoons, and Midnights).

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision),
  • Life Insurance,
  • Short-term Disability,
  • Holiday Pay,
  • Paid Time Off.
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Professional growth opportunities. The youth in this program may receive individual counseling with an emphasis on personal accountability and restorative justice. The youth worker develops professional relationships with the youth and serves as a mentor. Must meet the following requirements Must complete and return a record of no findings on the FIA Central Registry Clearance, a criminal history background check free of felony convictions, a physical examination which indicates satisfactory health status free from communicable diseases including TB, and physical ability to perform the functions of this job description with or without accommodation. Must have reliable transportation and possess a valid State of Michigan Drivers License. Apply today! PI190554019

Keywords: Spectrum, Detroit , Security Worker - Secure Youth Facility, Other , Highland Park, Michigan

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