Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Weekend Program Supervisor - Eagleview in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Brandywine Program, located in Glenmoore, PA (minutes from Honey Brook and Downingtown) is seeking a Full-Time Program Supervisor to work 3pm - 11pm at our Eagleview Program on Campus.

Devereux Advanced 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 males ages 7-12 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.

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.

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, Supplemental Life, and Accident coverage 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.

Requirements

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.**

Physical Requirements:

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.**

Work Environment:

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.**