Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional - Overnight/Evenings in Goleta, California

Are you interested in looking for an opportunity to further your experience in the behavior health field? Are you looking for a supportive environment that offers you the ability to make a significant impact on people’s lives?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages

As a

Direct Support Professional

at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Gain valuable experience in the behavioral health field

  • Great entry level job in behavioral health and resume builder

-Support amazing individuals in their home and in community

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental diagnosis. Located in Goleta, CA this position is responsible for ensuring the safety and environment of our clients. In addition to supporting our individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence.

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 7,000 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see

why we are a great place to work : http://benefits.devereux.org .

Keywords:

direct care staff, caregiver, social services, behavioral health, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, direct support professional

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS :

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Current, Non-Provisional Driver’s License

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE :

  • High School, or GED required, Associates Degree or in a related field preferred

About the Organization: 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.

EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE