Behavioral Health Counselor
Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of youth? Are you looking to grow as a professional and return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Teams in Glenmoore PA!
Sign On Bonus= $1,000 for Full Time $500 for Part Time staff
Full Time and Part Time work available.
Work Schedule for Full Time is a total of 40 hours per week. Second, Overnight and Weekend Intensive shifts available!
Work Schedule for Part Time-all shifts available on weekends 7am-3pm; 3pm-11pm & 11pm-7am Educational Requirements: At least a High School Diploma, some college credits preferred
Experience Required: 1 year of experience with children, adolescents or adults in a similar behavioral health setting
Hour rates $15.25-$17.67 (dependent on education and experience)
Must be at least 21 years of age
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.
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).
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Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity working with At-Risk children and adolescents who have mental health and behavior challenges?
Do you seek employment that offers you the ability to become a mentor that provides direction and life skills coaching that can actually make a real difference in someone’s life?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Behavioral Health Counselor at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need providing supervision and care in the residential treatment setting.
-Stable and nationally recognized employer
-Full-Time/Part-Time employment options
- Benefit Eligibility after 30 Days of Full Time Employment (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)
-Paid Training & Professional Development
-Growth and Promotion Opportunities
-Team Oriented Environment
Devereux Brandywine Programs provides psychiatric residential treatment and education services for children and adolescents who experience behavioral and psychiatric 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.
In this role you will:
Assist adolescents with following routines, encouraging self-care, assisting them to participate in activities/social events, self-control, positive peer interactions, personal responsibility and much more.
Provide supervision and a safe environment to adolescents assigned to you during your shift
Provide behavior intervention, follow approved behavior plans and implement positive praise and direction
De-escalate unsafe or inappropriate behaviors or responses
Support and coach life skills and educational goals and activities
Document progress and daily responses to intervention in medical records
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 visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong
Keywords: Mental health, behavioral health, psychology, social work, residential treatment, sociology, human service, juvenile justice, residential treatment, criminal justice
High School Diploma, college credits preferred.
One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults preferred.
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.
*If you are in a non-direct role or working with Adults and applying for this position, you will be required to complete the Diana Screen. At this time, those who are already in a direct role working with children applying for another direct role working with children do not need to complete the screen .
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.
Posted Date 2 months ago (9/1/2021 9:50 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-19771
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time