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at The Geo Group

Posted: 3/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R0G96126RYHH0KHV3

Job Description

Job Description


Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Oversee operation of five (AOD) Therapeutic Community units and (1) recovery Unit in the state prison setting. Train new and current staff. Provide clinical supervision to clients/counselors. Provide ongoing counseling to clients and evaluate progress. Ensure program policies and procedures are met. Attend psychiatric review team meeting. Coordinate and facilitate standardized programming.
  • This role works on site at the SCI (Secure Correctional Institute) in Chester, PA

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assigns residents to Substance Abuse Supervisor so that each participant receives appropriate program services defined by the contract.
  • Conducts on-the-job training to so that they are able to perform their jobs satisfactorily.
  • Provides opportunities to residents to discuss matters of personal nature so they receive the support and feedback necessary to make positive behavioral changes.
  • Ensures all required participant individual and group programming mandates are in place per contract.
  • Leads peer or lower-classified employees through the assignment of work, monitors progress, and reviews results and technical instruction or training.
  • Provides input to management for the purpose of reviews, salary actions, promotions, transfers or disciplinary actions; however, this position is not responsible for administering any personnel action. May conduct timely and thorough performance evaluations.
  • Reviews resident files with staff to ensure intake paperwork, program plans, weekly meetings and other services are in compliance with the contract.
  • Assigns duties to staff in such a way as to ensure that each knows their responsibilities and that they are fully defined.
  • Complies with work rules and policies.
  • Complies with facility safety rules and takes appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation
  • May perform all duties of Substance Abuse Manager.
  • May assume duties and role of facility director in his/her absence
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in human services or certification in an Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) program.
  • Three (3) years related work experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Knowledge of current management techniques.
  • Familiar with the correctional system and current correctional policies.
  • Ability to conduct individual counseling sessions and facilitate small groups, and interface with outside agencies.
  • Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situations.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish highly preferred, but not mandatory
  • Preference given to experience within a correctional setting.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner in both individual and group counseling settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Application Instructions

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