Equine Specialist Wanted  - Virgin, Utah

Equine Specialist Wanted - Virgin, Utah

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4/17/18 

Falcon Ridge Ranch is a licensed Residential Treatment Center for Girls ages 12 to 18 who are experiencing emotional and behavioral problems but haven't thrived under the traditional care of outpatient treatment and require and out-of-home therapeutic setting. 

Falcon Ridge Ranch is currently seeking to fill the position of Equine Specialist: Full Time 

Position Overview: 

We are looking for a full time Equine Specialist to be responsible for the following:
Co-facilitate individual and group Equine Therapy sessions with a Therapist for residents 12 - 18
Design and implement Equine Assisted Learning sessions
Design and implement Equine sessions in collaboration with Therapists
Assists staff with de-escalation techniques and crisis interventions
Supervise residents in feeding, watering, and maintaining the equine area (some weekends may be required)
Maintain appropriate boundaries with residents
Participate in Treatment Team meetings to design and implement behavior support plans
Maintain a professional appearance
Be a positive role model for residents
Completes documentation in a professional, accurate and timely manner 

Job Requirements: 

High School Diploma
Demonstrated experience with horses
Ability to work with young and inexperienced horses
Knowledge of basic Equine first aid
Current drivers license in good standing
Must pass a Drug test and TB test
Must pass a Criminal Background Check
Must pass CPR and First Aid training within first month of hire
Must pass Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training within the first month of hire

Preferred Qualifications

Eagala and/or PATH certified
3-5 years experience in a residential program or similar setting
Experience teaching riding lessons 

Compensation & Benefits (Full Time): 

$14.00 hr.

Medical, Dental and Vision benefits after sixty days
company provided Short Term and Long-Term Disability
Company provided AD&D insurance
Flexible Spending Program
401(k) after sixty days
Paid Time Off after ninety days 

To apply, please contact: Jenkin White, 435-881-5872, jenkin.white@sequelyouthservices.com  

 

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