Employment

Welcome to the Seminole Tribe of Florida! We are looking for professional, innovative and team-oriented individuals who want to provide our Tribal members with excellent services to each residence and location.

Position: Youth Home Counselor

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Center for Behavioral Health

Location: BIG CYPRESS

Posted: 05/03/2022


Job Description

The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting in the direct care and providing a safe environment to the youth admitted to the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Youth Home. The individual provides daytime and overnight relief to the Youth Home Administrator, Residential Support Specialist and Facilities Specialist by monitoring and supervising residents, ensuring compliance with house rules, regulations, and assisting in the daily operational/housekeeping functions. This individual implements all steps consistently and accurately for all treatment programs including, but not limited to, Daily Living Skills, Formal Behavioral Intervention Plans, Special Education Plan, and/or any recommendations for Occupational, Speech or Physical Therapy. The incumbent in this position is committed to the mission, vision, and values of STOF through ethical conduct, community stewardship, individual initiative and responsive service. High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required. Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health or Criminal Justice is preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Residential Technician, Direct Care Worker, Mental Health Technician or similar field supervising, implementing treatment plans and/or monitoring youth is required. At least three (3) years with youth who have been diagnosed or display mental health challenges resulting in behavioral outbursts, tantrum, non-compliance, etc. The person must have worked for three (3) years in an environment that have called for systematic and appropriate reaction to reductive behaviors and can independently react appropriately to a multitude of situations that may arise in a residential or day treatment program for at risk youth. An equivalent combination of education/training and experience will be considered. The incumbent must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License. Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrate proficiency utilizing Microsoft software packages. Availability and willingness to work a wide array of hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays is required by the position.

Benefits:

The Seminole Tribe of Florida provides a comprehensive benefits package.

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a drug free workplace, drug screening is a requirement of employment. We exercise Native American preference.