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Do you enjoy utilizing your skills to impact children and adolescents in a classroom setting? Are you looking for a collaborative environment to share your passion for helping others?
If you answered, Yes, then consider working as a Personal Care Assistant in a school based program with us at Devereux Advance Behavioral Health!
Being a Personal Care Assistant at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
-Tuition Assistance for those seeking higher education
On-going training opportunities to include: internal training in the behavioral healthcare field and additional job-related training and conferences.
Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options- A stable national non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.
Devereux's Children Behavioral Health Program, located in Glenmoore, PA, provides therapeutic residential treatment and education services for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral conduct disorders. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support, a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments.Located in Glenmoore, PA, this position is responsible for communicating with classroom teachers and providing date on students progress to all necessary staff or as requested. A Personal Care Assistant will also be responsible for encouraging appropriate social behavior by being a positive role model while utilizing the school wide positive behavioral support system and de-escalating and re-focusing on classroom tasks.
Keywords: Direct Support, PCA, Personal Care Assistant, Instructional Suport, 1:1, Special Education, teaching assistant
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
EDUCATION: Minimum of a High School diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Some experience in behavioral health 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.
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 (7/16/2021 3:59 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-18966
Position Type Full-Time