Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Residence Manager in Hyde Park, New York


Our Assistant Residence Managers play an integral role in the success of Devereux NY. If you are a caregiver, home health aide, CNA or direct care professional either with experience in social services or the desire to gain experience you are on your way to having the opportunity to increase your real-world professional experience with an organization that is celebrating 100 years of service.

Devereux New York is seeking an

Assistant Residence Manager

for one of our community based group homes in

Poughkeepsie, NY . The Assistant Residence Manager will oversee intellectually and developmentally disabled children & adults, and partner with these individuals to facilitate daily care, enhance personal development, foster self-esteem, and meet or exceed individualized goals for success.

The hours for this position are full-time. Compensation is commensurate with relevant experience and education.

As an Assistance Residence Manager you will:

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and implementation of the residence program.

  • Act in Residence Manager capacity in their absence.

  • Implement the daily operation of the assigned residence.

  • Assist in the planning and implement ITP/Treatment Team goal methodologies and data collection.

  • Maintain mandated OPWDD medication certification and will dispense medication as assigned.

  • Be prepared for and attend ITP and Treatment Team meetings.

  • Ensure implementation of Treatment Team procedure.

  • Be responsible for student/resident safety and supervision as well as ensuring rights.

  • Complete recreational lesson plans as required.

  • Ensure all required documentation is completed, which includes, but is not limited to, daily logs, behavior incident reports, staff communication logs.

Organization Profile:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.

We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Additional Details:

The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit package, visit . In addition to these benefits we also offer a healthcare option through MVP here in New York.

And remember: Working at Devereux helps you qualify for loan forgiveness for both Direct and Federal Perkins Loans!!

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Keywords: Assistant Manager, Developmental Disabilities, Direct Care, Autism.


To qualify, we require our Assistant Residence Managers to:

  • Have a HS diploma/GED with one years of related experience.

Bachelor degree or Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.

  • Have a valid NY Drivers License.

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

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

Physical Requirements : Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.**

CORE CURRICULUM (recommended training): New DirectionsTraining, First Aid Training, SCIP-R, CPR, QPR, OSHA, Blood Bourne Pathogens,Infection Control, Student Rights, Duty to Report, Corporate Compliance,Behavioral Management Training, Accounting/Budget Training, Computer Training,Interpersonal Skills/Assertiveness Training, Time Management/OrganizationTraining, Conflict Management, Utilizing Community Resource Training, ToleranceTraining, Devereux Awareness Training, Problem Solving, Applied BehavioralAnalysis, Understanding Autism, Documentation Training, CommunicationsTraining, Workers Compensation Awareness Training, Sexual Behavior and RiskPrevention Training.