Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional (Youth Program) in Jackson, New Jersey

Description

Virtual Orientation Now Available!!!

Devereux's DSP hourly rate is starting at $16.85 and increases

with education and experience !!!!

NEW $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS

Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

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: A comprehensive benefit package, paid training, student tuition assistance, and opportunity for internal growth.

As a Direct Support Professional, you will:

  • Establishing and maintaining a therapeutic rapport with children/adolescents

  • Encourage and provide opportunities for positive peer and social interactions, teaching of social skills, a sense of community, anti-bullying and problem solving

  • Assisting, supporting and instructing individuals in self-help, coping skills and positive behavioral interventions.

  • Ensuring individuals are safe and healthy.

  • Planning and implementing positive use of free time through recreational activities and personal leisure skill development

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey provides programs and services for youth with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities. Located in Jackson, NJ.

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.

Keywords : Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Direct Support, Community Based, Day Programs, Vocational Programs, Mental Health Technician, Residential Counselor, Direct Care, CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, HHA, Home Health Aide, Personal Assistant, Home Health, Care Giver, Caregiver, DCP, Direct Care Professional, DSP, And Direct Support Professional

Qualifications

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

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 weeks ago (1/10/2022 5:38 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-22018

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

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