Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Night Attendant in Washington, Connecticut

The Glenholme School, a specialized therapeutic boarding school for students with special needs, and we're looking for a creative and energetic team member for our full-time Night Attendant position. This is an awake and alert position that monitors diverse student groups in a home-like environment. Main responsibilities include; monitoring students during 11pm-7am shift to insure their safety, maintaining cottage area, and maintaining all necessary documentation as required.

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.

The Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for students, ages ten to young adults. The program provides a positive atmosphere designed to build competence for students to thrive socially and academically. Our comprehensive learning environment supports the success of students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences.

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

http://learn.devereux.org/benefits

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Requirements

  • Have a High School Diploma/GED (experience preferred).

  • 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.