Interviews for Direct Support Professionals
Thursday, September 28, 10am-4pm
390 E Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
Must be at least 21 years of age -Valid Driver's License
Drug Free Workplace/Testing Required -EOE
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY-WALK INS WELCOMED
As a Direct Support Professional you will: -Actively assist the clients in your care with their individualized plans for daily life. -Ensure individuals are safe and living in a clean environment. -Assist in the planning, implementation and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of the client.
RSVP: Marissa Lepage 610-431-8144
Devereux CIDDS will be hosting an ON THE SPOT Interview Day for applicants interested in working Hands On with children, adolescents or adults with Intellectual, Developmental, Psychiatric or Disruptive Behavior Disorders. We have positions for all levels of educational backgrounds-High School Diploma, Some College credits or Bachelor's degree!
Hourly rates vary from $12-$13.68. Rates are based on experience.
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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL 610-431-8144
We offer Excellent Benefits - check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits
Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct support staff, nursing assistant, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Technician, behavioral health
, autism, IDD, social services, counselor, psychology, social work, behavioral health, criminal justice, sociology, public health, CNA, special education
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 nonprofit 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 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, with or without notice.
Education varies depending on job site, population and shift. Some positions require HS Diploma or GED, other require some college credits
All position require a Valid Driver's license and that you are at least 21 years of age.
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 required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.**
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.**
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.**
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE