Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional - All Shifts in Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of youth? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team in West Chester!

Being a Direct Support Professional has its advantages

At Devereux, you’ll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Opportunity to teach youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Full Time and Part Time employment

  • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at benefits.devereux.org).

Payrates:

Devereux Pennsylvania Children's Services (West Chester) - $16.50-$19.06/hr (based on experience and education). $0.25/hr (Evening Shift) and $0.40/hr (Overnight Shift) differential. Plus Sign-On bonus!

  • Sign On Bonus= $500 OR $1,000 based on PT or FT

  • New FT DSP hires will receive a sign on bonus of $1,000 which will be paid out over their first 6 months of employment. $350 upon hire + $350 at the completion of 90 days + $300 at the completion of 180 days

  • New PT DSP hires will receive a sign on bonus of $500 which will be paid out over their first 6 months of employment. $150 upon hire + $150 at the completion of 90 days + $200 at the completion of 180 days

Available Shifts: Full-time, part-time and on-call. Days 7am-3pm,Evenings 3pm-11pm, Overnights 11pm-7am, Weekends (varied shifts).

Our Devereux Pennsylvania Children's Services (DPACS) center in West Chester serves children, adolescents and young adults – from birth to age 21 – with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and behavioral and emotional disorders.

Keywords: hiring immediately, overnight shift, direct care staff, caregiver, social services, behavioral health technician, mental health worker, direct support professional, youth care worker

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid

Qualifications

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments. Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care, in the environment best suited to the unique challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community.

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (West Chester) – HS diploma/GED, preferred experience working with children. Must be at least 21 years of age (per licensing regulations) and have a valid driver’s license.

*Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 1 month ago (6/27/2022 12:40 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-24923

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

Remote No

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