On its beautiful campus in Berwyn, Devereux Pennsylvania Adult Services offers a supportive environment to ladies and gentlemen with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs.
Comprehensive life enrichment programs promoting self-improvement, decision making, life skills, task completion, community involvement, recreation and family collaboration are the goal at each of the eight campus homes.
We have an immediate opening for a PT-24 hours per week (M-F).
Days will vary weekly.
Driver to transport clients to medical appointments and day program.
The position will specifically complete the following functions:
To provide safe and appropriate transportation for all Center residents. Assist Coordinator in vehicle maintenance. Responds to emergency situations as necessary. Serves as courier when needed. Performs safety inspections on assigned vehicles and ensures that vehicle is clean inside and out. Is responsible for supervision of residents and seeing that their physical, emotional and personal needs are met in situations where professional accompaniment is not necessary. Attends in-service training programs to develop skills in dealing with residents effectively. Must exercise the rules of safety at all times. Performs related duties, special assignments and projects as assigned by coordinator.
Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.
It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Education : High School diploma is minimum position.**
Experience : Two or more years driving experience. Good documentation and organizational skills. Must have a valid driver's license with a clear record.**
Physical Requirements : Requires walking and standing 1/2 to 3/4 of the workday; 1/4 to 1/2 of the workday sitting. Frequently requires stooping, bending. Occasionally requires lifting weights up to 50 lbs. Requires vision and physical ability to regularly operate Devereux vehicles. Requires physical ability to successfully perform CPR, First Aid procedures, and Crisis Prevention/Intervention techniques. Significant and frequent use of physical requirements associated with verbal and written communication. Must be free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, or other chemical substances or controlled substances.**
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE