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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Director - Devon House in Fitchburg, Massachusetts


This is an acting position with the potential to transition into a permanent role.

If working within a community setting serving adolescent males with intellectual developmental disorders and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders sounds like a rewarding career then look no further! At our Devon group home, you will work with other dedicated staff in a community setting focusing on generalizing and increasing social skills and independent living skills.

Exempt role Starting at $47,476. Additional compensation offered for higher education and/or relevant experience in the field

Being a Program Director at Devereux has its Advantages.

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You would be responsible for the overall daily operations of a group home including program development, supervision of residential staff, management of program budget, integration of community opportunities for youth, and assurance of quality of milieu services.

We offer you the privilege of being able to work really closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to an improvement in their lives as well as:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts is located in Rutland, MA and serves students with complex mental health and behavioral challenges.This position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

Keywords: ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Manager, Supervisor, Coordinator, Residential, Community, Social Work, Human Services, Adolescents, Program Director, Group Home, Management, Operations, Coordinator


Job Qualifications:

Must be 21 years of age or older

Must have a valid drivers license

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Sociology, Special Education, Counseling or Psychology preferred .

  • One year of supervisory experience in a child behavioral health care agency required ..

  • Two years experience working with individuals with disabilities in a community setting preferred .

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.

  • Consistently meets deadlines, ability to prioritize, multi-task and flexibility.

  • Willingness to be on-call.

  • Previous experience and knowlege of monitoring and managing fiscal responsibilities of a group home or residential setting.

  • Experience with DDD licensing site visits preferred.

Ability to complete 2 weeks orientation training, Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm, starting 10/17/2022

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 3 weeks ago (11/15/2022 4:33 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27530

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

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.