The Residential Manager at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health develops and implements the overall Residential Program to meet the individual needs of all Pocono Center clients within guidelines of the Licensing Body. This critical role is also responsible for;
Serving as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team of the Pocono Center, and has overall accountability for all aspects of client care.
Ensuring a non-threatening nurturing environment where clients are free to express themselves in an appropriate manner and are given support and respect, as well as, re-direction when necessary.
Being a positive role model for staff, and establishes and maintains open lines of communication. Also, key link in communication among families/community/licensing body/agencies.
Selection of staff, as well as, in scheduling staff for the home unit.
Providing in-service programs in their area of expertise.
Client and unit financial accounts.
Devereux Pocono Programs and Services are dedicated to empowering each individual to discover their innate strengths, talents, and their potential to live a meaningful and productive life. Located throughout Northeast Pennsylvania, Pocono Programs and Services provide a wide array of quality programs and services to children, adolescents, and adults whose needs stem from intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, mental health disorders and challenging behaviors.
Keywords: Direct Care Manager, House Manager, Program Manager, Group Care Worker, Residential Counselor
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.
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.
Bachelors degree preferred. Candidate must have three years of supervisory experience in a residential setting.
Have a valid driver's 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.**