Devereux's Brandywine Program, located in Glenmoore, PA (minutes from Honey Brook and Downingtown) is seeking a Full-Time Second Shift Program Supervisor at our Brook Program on Campus.
PA Children's Behavioral Health Services specializes in the treatment of children, teenagers, and young adults with emotional and psychological challenges. This position provides services to adolescent males ages 13 - 18 years of age with diagnoses that includes: Disruptive behavior disorders including conduct, oppositional defiant, attention deficit hyperactivity, post-traumatic stress, intermittent explosive and affective disorders; History of sexual/physical abuse, school refusal, psychotic symptoms and fears/anxieties interfering with social functioning; Moderate to severe psychiatric disorders; and Neurological impairments.
Hours for this position are: 11pm - 7am, with an every other weekend rotation: 40 hours/week.
As a Program Supervisor, you would be responsible for:
Providing quality care and motivation to clients
Supervising Direct Support Professionals
Maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment
Implementing programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of clients
Ensuring clients are safe, healthy and living in a clean environment
Assisting, supporting and instructing individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence
Establishing and maintaining a therapeutic rapport with individuals
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.
BRANDYWINE MISSION STATEMENT
The Brandywine Program will embrace a Sanctuary Model of Care to promote recovery from trauma and resilience among the children, adolescents, adults and families it serves. The Brandywine Program will place an emphasis on employing best practices associated with trauma-sensitive care by embracing Seven Commitments or Principles: Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility and Growth & Change.
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Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services, which includes sociology, psychology, criminal justice, etc. AND one (3) years of human service experience with at least (1) year as a Supervisor.**
The IDEAL candidate will...
Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete eight days of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.**
Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.**
Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.**