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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Manager in Glassboro, New Jersey

Description

If the thought of making an impact on the lives of individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities and those on the Autism Spectrum brings a smile to your face, then make a meaningful career choice and become our next Program Manager . Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health touches the lives of nearly 400 children, adolescents, adults, and their families with special needs, from outside the New York skyline to the Southern New Jersey shoreline. Individuals with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities are served via a broad spectrum of treatment settings including community-based homes and apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is looking to hire a Program Manager for one of our group homes in Glassboro, NJ.

As a Program Manager you will inspire hope and empower lives by:

  • Ensuring Individuals, with developmental disabilities are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment by overseeing their group home residence.

  • Actively supervising, coaching, and mentoring Direct Support Professionals that work within the group home.

  • Supervising the planning , implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of the consumer.

  • Planning and participating in group outings for consumers

  • Managing the shopping for the home’s necessities such as food, clothing, and household items

  • Scheduling and driving consumers to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs/schools.

What will a Program Manager position offer you?

  • A comprehensive benefit package described in the Additional Details section including our benefits website at http://learn.devereux.org/benefits/

  • Internal training in the behavioral healthcare field on Safe and Positive Approaches and New Directions annually

  • Paid training for all DDD pre-certs including CPR, First Aid, Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Preventing Abuse and Neglect, and Medication Administration.

  • Additional job related trainings offered through the College of Direct Support

  • Additional supervisory trainings on leadership skills through Boggs Center

  • Extensive experience in residential treatment care of individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Opportunity for internal growth and development including first priority to transfer into open full time positions.

  • 90 day and annual evaluation of performances with ongoing coaching conversations.

Organization Profile

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most under served and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

**It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords : Group Home Supervisor, Group Home Manager, 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.

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will ...

  • Be 21 years of age or older (required)

  • High School Diploma or GED is required

  • Have a Current, Non-Provisional Driver’s License valid in the State of New Jersey

  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience working with the developmental/intellectually disabled population with at least 1 of those years in a supervisory capacity

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for the consumers

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Be able to attend ten 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)

Please apply to this ad prior to attending any events or contact recruitment at njdirectcarejobs@devereux.org .

Company Overview

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (5/24/2021 8:14 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18015

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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