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HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II-F/C - 67070081

Date: Oct 15, 2018

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 40645 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II-F/C - 67070081

Position Number: 67070081 

Salary:  $868.36 Bi Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/31/2018 

HUMAN SERVICES WORKER II F/C

APD SUNLAND

MARIANNA, FLORIDA

 

This is a continuous advertisement for Pathways located at Sunland Center on various shifts

 

Pathways is a 34-bed all male forensic facility working with individuals with disabilities in a secure setting.  These individuals have been adjudicated by the courts as incompetent to proceed to trial and have significant behavioral and psychiatric issues.  Pathways provides rehabilitative, vocational, and daily living skills training to the individuals served which allows for a smooth transition back into a non-secure residential or community setting. 

 

Advanced Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS) certification and CPR Certification required, with annual updates provided through Staff Development.     

 

The incumbent in this position performs direct care duties at a specialized secure unit, serving residents who have been adjudicated incompetent to proceed to trial for alleged criminal offenses due to their intellectual disabilities. 

 

Monitors residents, documents resident’s behaviors, records census, assists residents with routine activities and intervenes in crisis situations. Makes regular inspections of areas to ensure the physical plant is safe and secure. Completes various required reports on a daily basis.

    

Assist treatment team in carrying out prescribed functions and specialized programs. These may include but are not limited to self-care and daily living skills, vocational and leisure development.

    

Participates in the maintenance of a clean and hygienic living environment for the residents.

    

Performs other related duties as required.

    

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Reading comprehension

Active listening

Judgement and decision making

Problem identification and solving

Effective verbal and written communication

Basic computer skills

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT(S)

 

A valid Driver’s License. License suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/Education only license) and some types of restricted license are not acceptable. License that have “Corrective Lenses Restricted,” are acceptable, provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

 

A high school diploma, and minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing care and treatment for people with developmental disabilities.

 

WORK SCHEDULE

 

This position is located at a 24- hour facility.  Staff members must be agreeable to working a shift schedule; regular, evening, night.

 

Employees may be required to work a double shift, or additional days/hours based upon the needs of the home and center.  This includes, but is not limited to:  ensuring home coverage, activities, holidays, and emergency situations.

 

** NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

Direct Deposit Program

 

As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

 

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

 

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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