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Youth Treatment Specialist - Night Supervisor

Job Description
Tennyson Center For Children
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Job Location: 
Denver Metro
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Education | Health & Mental Health
Job Description: 

The night supervisor provides mentoring and support, and crisis intervention to overnight staff in all residential units. Provides guidance and orientation for new overnight staff. Ensures nighttime security, quality control, and coordination of coverage responsibilities. The primary responsibility is not to cover open shifts but to be responsible for the entire agency’s needs in times of crisis between 10:00 pm and 8:00 am; including physical management of a child, runaways, trespassers, illness or other needs of overnight staff; transportation of a child during the overnight to or from home/hospital/other facility.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Provide support to overnight staff in the residential units by checking in with each unit and providing emergency back up as needed.
  • Assist in the training and orientation of new staff working the overnight shifts by reviewing the overnight duties and expectations, and by facilitating regular feedback and communication to overnight staff and their immediate supervisor.
  • Security - Lock all exterior doors for all units (including the main building) and regularly monitor the campus for trespassers on a nightly basis.
  • Ensure that overnight duties and expectations are completed, and documents and reports necessary findings to the appropriate Supervising Therapist/Cottage Supervisor. 
  • Ensure that all paperwork/documentation is complete and accurate within each unit-this includes medication counts, monitoring all medication administration documentation, overnight bed check requirements and consistent and accurate entry of all daily logs/progress notes into the EVOLVE system.
  • Provides back up to night staff for brief breaks during shifts. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with Cottage Supervisors to ensure all coverage issues and crisis are dealt with consistently and in a therapeutic manner.
  • Provides monthly evaluations of overnight staff.
  • Respects racial, ethnic and cultural differences of all clients and staff.
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • B. A. in Human Services and two years prior experience working with children and/or supervisory experience preferred.
  • All positions require criminal CBI background check, FBI fingerprint check, State of CO child abuse check, DMV driving record check, pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical, academic credential verification, and reference check.
  • TCC requires that persons providing direct care of children be able to perform physical restraints or containment’s as appropriate.

Employees working 30 or more hours can enroll in the following:

An industry leading pension plan is also available to employees during open enrollment.

Additional voluntary benefits are available directly through:

Employee assistance plan is open to all employees for additional self-care:

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