Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional in Clayton, New Jersey

Description

Devereux's Offering A $1,500 Sign-On Bonus !!!!

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

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Excellent benefit package/Health Insurance:Eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment:https://learn.devereux.org/benefits/

  • Growth and training development

  • Paid Training

  • 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 Clayton, NJ. We have Full- Time and Part-Time positions for 2nd shift and 3rd 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.

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

High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred in relevant field. One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults required.

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.

Physical Requirements: 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.

Work Environment: 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.

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 2:23 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27278

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-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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