Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate!
Anchor House Inc. of Polk County is actively seeking a qualified Behavior Analyst/Program Coordinator to join their team in Auburndale, FL today.
Located in Auburndale, FL since 1974, Anchor House is a Faith-based group home that is transitioning to a Quality Residential Treatment Center. We serve boys (age 10-17) who have been diagnosed with a mental, emotional, or behavior disorder. Residents end up at Anchor House for many reasons. Some have been orphaned, abandoned, neglected, or abused; others are simply struggling to find their way in life. Referrals for placement come to us from the State of Florida or through private counselors.
Additionally, we offer transitional housing for young men and women (age 18-24) who have aged-out of the foster care system. These houses are located in Lakeland and our goal is to add one per year.
- Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Comp Days
- 403(b) with company contribution and match
- Competitive salary: Negotiable based upon education and experience
- Please note that health benefits are not offered at this time
- Relocation assistance available for the right candidate
- M-F 11am-8pm / 11pm-7pm varied
- mostly afternoons and evenings 5 days/ week, some weekends
- 2+ years of experience in writing behavioral plans
- 2+ years of experience with management and leadership
- National Board Certified or Florida Certified Behavior Analyst
- Master’s degree (BCBA) or doctoral degree (BCBA-D)
- Experience with at-risk youth preferred
- Experience with prevention or treatment of substance abuse preferred
- Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s and have a clear MVR (motor vehicle record)
- Must pass and maintain a county of residence and federal background check.
- Possess auditory, olfactory, and visual skills.
- Exhibit manual dexterity and mobility.
- Walk and/or stand for long and extended periods of time.
- Lift and/or carry up to 25-50 pounds from floor to waist level or higher at least several times per day, and be able to carry the object for a distance of 6 feet.
- Handle, install, position and move materials, equipment, and supplies.
- Be able to physically intervene should an altercation commence between residents and de-escalation techniques have failed.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
- Must behave ethically and professionally
- Strength in managing, developing, coaching and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility and performance
- Demonstrated results in management
- Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models
- Must demonstrate excellent communication and collaboration skills
- Working knowledge of clinic policies and procedures
- Knowledge and experience with evidence-based practices, including trauma-informed care and framework
- Knowledge and experience working with co-occurring populations (mental health, substance abuse, trauma) with emphasis on children and adolescents.
- Strong clerical administrative skills, including personal computer skills
- Ability to make decisions under pressure and handle client crisis situations.
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultures, ages, and economic backgrounds in a culturally competent and sensitive manner
- Appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
- Must have the knowledge to care for patients in different developmental stages
- Consistent attendance and reliability to assure that all clients’ needs are met.
- Work closely with all members of the treatment team in the development of the Treatment Plan, including discharge plans and aftercare plans, based on psychosocial assessment, client interaction and accepted social work interventions.
- Works to assess each client and develop individualized behavior plans using applied behavior analysis
- Consult with families, staff, teachers, and other stakeholders to develop the client’s plan of action.
- Maintains accurate and timely records, including clinical progress notes.
- Provides individual and group sessions in the area of behavior and life skills
- Provides all services under the umbrella of Trust-Based Relational Intervention [TBRI]
- Provides on call crisis intervention.
- Participates in the placement and admission process.
- Meets with each new resident within 24 hours of admission.
- Adheres to all department/facility policies
- Responsible for the daily training and supervision of all program staff
- Responsible for the hiring and firing of program staff
- Provide quality feedback and supervision to all program staff
- Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of performance standards
- Develop a therapeutic culture among all team members
- Assist with the development, implementation and updates to program policies and procedures
- Assist with determining program goals and ensuring program success and impact
- Oversee program scheduling, documentation and education tracking
- Responsible for developing and fostering relationships with the community, case managers, guardian ad litem, and CBCs.
- Ensure that all treatment plans and methods are being implemented
- Monitor incident reports and lead IR review meetings
- Assist with the implementation of all accreditation and licensing standards
- Function in a structured environment within significant time constraints, make rapid decisions in urgent situations, and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrate good judgment and make appropriate professional and procedural judgment decisions under stressful and/or emergency conditions, emergent demands, and distracting environments.
- Demonstrate a willingness to assist with and perform a wide variety of procedures common to the residential care setting.
- Access information from books, reference manuals, computers, and paper and electronic medical documents to perform duties and safely and use equipment.
- Prioritize, organize, and utilize time-management skills to perform tasks.
- Training required: At least 40 hours annually of DCF, HFC and COA training.
- Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, religious organizations are permitted to give employment preference to members of their own religion. The exception applies only to those institutions whose “purpose and character are primarily religious.”
- Anchor House Ministries has the right to change this job description to meet the needs of our organization.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year
- at-risk youth: 1 year (Preferred)
- management and leadership: 2 years (Required)
- Trust based relational intervention: 1 year (Preferred)
- writing behavioral plans: 1 year (Required)
- Driver's (Required)
- National Board Certified OR FL Certified Behavior Analyst (Required)