Position Summary

**We are hiring for 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts for this position**

To provide custody of youth detained in the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center in a safe, secure, and humane atmosphere, and in such a manner as to ensure their day-by-day and moment-by-moment basic physical, emotional, and psychological safety.

Position Responsibilities

To provide crisis and supportive guidance to youth for the purpose of responding in a caring and nurturing manner to their emotional needs.

To assist youth in meeting their psychological, emotional, physical, and social needs through appropriate referral to psychology, social services, chaplain, clinic, or other Juvenile Court services.

To supervise the meeting of youths’ basic needs in the areas of personal hygiene, laundry, dining, and housekeeping of the living unit, thereby teaching basic social and living skills.

To supervise timely movement through the daily routine of wake up, showering, housekeeping, laundry, mealtimes, educational, recreational, and other activities.

To provide direct visual supervision of youth, with special attention to their physical whereabouts and emotional mood at all times.

To provide preventive intervention in warding off potential conflicts between youth; in the event of verbal or physical conflict, to provide effective crisis intervention to resolution.

To monitor youth at risk (Pink Card, Blue Card) or in confinement according to the prescribed procedures.

To communicate information verbally and in writing regarding youths’ adjustment to other professionals in the Marion Superior Court, Juvenile Division system.

To complete prescribed reports and other paperwork accurately, neatly, and in a timely fashion.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

**We are hiring for 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts for this position**

High School Diploma or equivalent with College degree in human services related area or equivalent experience preferred. Must be 21 years of age. Good interpersonal relationship skills. Knowledge of basic human development issues as they relate to youth. Good oral and written communication skills.

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