Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professionals - All Shifts in Goleta, California

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental needs? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?

If you answered YES, 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’ll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human service fields

  • Up to a $1000 Sign on BONUS

  • Fun, fast-paced, supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process

  • Opportunity to teach adults 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)

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

We are hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSP), DSP II and Personal Attendants:

DSP :

  • Pay-rates: $16/hr + $1/hr overnight shift differential

  • Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED required. Experience in the field preferred . Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

DSP II :

  • Pay-rates: $18.00-$23.00/hr (DOE & Program Requirements)

  • Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED; BA in a related field preferred . Must have a minimum of 1 year experience providing direct care to adults with developmental disabilities, with a focus on behavioral health services. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

Must have, or be willing to obtain upon hire :

  • Direct Support Professional Year 1 Certification by the State of California

  • Direct Support Professional Year 2 Certification by the State of California

  • Registered Behavioral Technician Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Personal Attendant :

  • Pay-rates: $16/hr. The overnight is an asleep position, pays $15/hour

  • Qualifications: HS Diploma or GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenge, and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred. One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults preferred for DSP and Personal Attendants. One (1) year of human service experience working with adults required for DSP ll.

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 adults with special needs, and possess a valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upward 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 eye-wear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

Posted Date 3 months ago (11/1/2021 6:05 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20566

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

Remote No

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