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Devereux's DSP hourly rate is starting at $15.60 and increases
with education and experience !!!!
Virtual Orientation Training!
Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages:
As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.
What Devereux offers YOU:
A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective
A group of like minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health
Become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies
Working environment that is collaborative with multidisciplinary team
Excellent benefit package/Health Insurance:Eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment:https://learn.devereux.org/benefits/
Growth and training development
Student Loan Assistance
The ability to interface with many levels of Leadership
What we look for in our Direct Support Professionals:
Ensure our individuals are safe and healthy while attending our day program.
Supervise, coach, and assist our individuals in achieving their goals for daily living skills, such as food preparation, cooking, cleaning, and shopping.
Supervise the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of our individuals.
Plan and participate in community-based jobs, volunteer opportunities, and outings for our individuals to be involved with.
Schedule and transport our individuals to and from day program.
Direct Support Professional positions in Bridgeton, NJ. We have Full- Time and Part-Time positions for 3nd shift.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:
Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites
Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs
Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC
Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support.
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The IDEAL candidate will ...
Be 18 years of age or older (required)
Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED
Have a Current, Non-Provisional Driver’s License valid in the State of New Jersey
Experience with the developmentally disabled or as a caretaker is preferred but not required
Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for the consumers
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor
Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays in West Deptford
Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches
Have a high level of comfort with hands-on hygiene care (including diapering and showering)
Interested in this role?
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is currently scheduling interviews for full time and part time shifts available. Please apply to this ad to be considered for an interview.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is 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.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.
We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;
Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Employee assistance / work-life balance program.
Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 1 month ago (6/18/2021 12:21 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-18496
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time