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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Employment Training Specialist in Bridgeton, New Jersey

Description

Have you heard the news?

Devereux has increased our hourly starting rate to $17.35!!!!

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 Employment Training Specialist has its Advantages

As a Employment Training Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer: A comprehensive benefit package, paid training, tuition assistance and opportunity for internal growth.

As a Employment Training Specialist you will:

  • Identify the individual's interests in order to facilitate a job/career of choice.

  • Identify the individual's skills and talents using functional community based assessments in order to facilitate a job/career of choice

  • Identify workplace supports that assist the individual with a disability in becoming employed and/or maintaining employment

  • Identify and Negotiate customized jobs for individuals with disabilities.

  • Address employer concerns about hiring and supervising people with disabilities while maintaining the confidentiality of the job seekers

  • Use data collection techniques to document effectiveness of workplace supports and to guide fading from the job site

  • Provide or facilitate both on and off the job supports to help increase the odds that the individual with a disability becomes successful at work

  • Collect and analyze performance data to assist with making decisions about the effectiveness of work place supports. As needed, modify supports and/or develop new ones

  • Identify and develop natural supports in the workplace

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.

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 283 COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires unvaccinated staff without a medical or religious exemption requires the following:

  • Must receive the first dose prior to their start date , if you are receiving a 2 dose vaccine, your second dose is three weeks after your first dose.

  • You will also need to receive your booster shot by 3/30 or within 3 weeks of becoming eligible based on CDC guidelines, whichever is later. Currently those guidelines call for booster shots 5 months after receiving the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 months after receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The order requires all staff eligible receive the booster to be considered up to date on their vaccinations.

  • If you are already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will ...

  • Be 18 years of age or older (required)

  • Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • 3 years experience working with I/DD individuals or no experience with an Associate Degree

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

  • Be able to attend six days of in-house orientation on weekdays

  • 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?

Please apply to this ad to be considered for an interview.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 month ago (11/3/2022 4:01 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27296

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

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