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Have you heard the news?
Devereux has increased our hourly starting rate to $14.50!!!!
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
The Employment Training Specialist is based in Franklin, NJ and reports directly to the Program Manager.
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.
Keywords :ETS, Employment Training Specialist, Job Coach, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Direct Support, Community Based, Day Programs, Vocational Programs, Mental Health Technician, Residential Counselor, Direct Care, CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, HHA, Home Health Aide, Personal Assistant, Home Health, Care Giver, Caregiver, DCP, Direct Care Professional, DSP, And Direct Support Professional
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.
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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux 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.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2019-8186
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time