Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Program Manager in Rutland, Massachusetts

As an

Assistant Program Manager

your responsibilities will include supervising staff, running shifts, assisting the Program Manager with development of programming for the unit, attending Treatment Reviews as part of the milieu team. You will have opportunities to interact directly with clients as well as staff. The

Assistant Program Manager

will oversee intellectually and developmentally disabled children, and partner with these individuals to facilitate daily care, enhance personal development, foster self-esteem, and meet or exceed individualized goals for success. While the pace can be hectic some times, the environment is rewarding, as all staff members work as a team to promote the well-being of the children and adolescents we serve.

Devereux also offers

Excellent Benefits!

Check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits/ . Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan with employer match, domestic partner coverage, and so much more!

Organization Profile

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.

The Devereux mission is to change lives and nurture human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices. Our mission is achieved through a wide range of services and supports for individuals and their families.

Devereux Massachusetts is located on 100 beautifully wooded acres in Rutland, MA. Our rural setting provides an expansive area for outdoor, therapeutic Adventure-Based Counseling, a National mini-bike program, hiking, and a variety of sports activities. Our residential treatment campus serves approximately 100 children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and psychological disorders. In addition to residential services we offer a full continuum of care including a day school, community-based group homes, diagnostic services, and therapeutic foster care services. All programs are designed to meet the individual needs of each client.

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.

Are you interested in continuing your education? Devereux offers a generous Staff Tuition Assistance Program (STAP). Full-time employees who have successfully completed six months of continuous employment are eligible for our STAP.

Pays up to 75%!!

For more information please see the following link:

https://devereux.sharepoint.com/sites/portal/communities/hrprofessionals/Administration%20Policies%20and%20Standards/STAP/2016-2017%20Comprehensive%20Overview%20of%20Staff%20Tuition%20Assistance%20Program.pdf#search=stap

**I t 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.

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.

Growth Opportunities

We pride ourselves on being able to offer growth opportunities to those employees that are interested in other opportunities within the organization (both locally and nationally).

Keywords: supervisor, residential, social work, direct care, human services, social skills, advocacy, adolescents, child care, behavior, management, manager

Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience working directly with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to be flexible, patient, energetic, and creative

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

  • Must be able to complete a two week new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:00AM – 5:00PM each day

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license