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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Personal Care Assistant in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Description

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

Qualifications

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.

Posted Date 2 months ago (7/16/2021 3:59 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18966

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

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