Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Employment Work Trainer- Vocational Program in Devon, Pennsylvania

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Vocational programs provides employment and job training to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The program is located in Devon, PA and offers a range of skill development, job tasks and instruction in the areas of packaging, floral design, silkscreening, automotive, horticulture, etc.

We are seeking a Work/Employment Trainer to provide direct instruction, supervision and coaching.. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in assessing Individuals' vocational skills through use of Center approved evaluations, interest surveys, observation, and through consultation with appropriate Interdisciplinary Team members.

  • Maintaining records of daily attendance, hours worked, and Individual's productivity.

Plus, we offer Excellent Benefits - check them out:

Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan w/ employer match, domestic partner coverage, & so much more!

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Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading non profit 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.

Additional Details

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.

Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician. Vocational, Workshop


To qualify, we require:

  • At least 2 years of experience working with adults and/or children with special needs.

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED.

  • Must be 21 years of age.

  • Must have valid drivers license.

  • Must be able to complete a two week new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

  • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping adults with special needs.