Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional in Kennesaw, Georgia

Description

Direct Support Professional Hiring Event

On-the-spot Offers

1291 Stanley Rd NW Kennesaw, GA 30152

Wednesday, July 20th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you looking for a Full-Time or Part-Time employment opportunity? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents in a fun, active environment? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve! If you are searching for meaning work that has a positive impact in the lives of others and are looking to develop or enhance your Patient Care, Behavioral or Psychological skills, then plan to attend!

Evenings - 2:30pm-11:00pm (Highly Preferred)

Overnights - 10:45pm-7:15am

Starting pay: $16.25 /hr, plus shift differentials and $50 bonus each pay period for those who arrive on time and available.

**These rates are subject to change based on Devereux Program and Staffing Needs.

Being a Direct support Professional has its advantages

As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids in a Mental Health setting. We offer:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in Behavioral & Mental Health.

  • Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills.

  • Being part of an interactive and supportive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our clients' treatment plans

  • Evidence based and trauma informed practices

As a Direct Support Professional, you will assist in daily living activities, including emotional and behavior support & management, health and hygiene management, cleaning, and recreational activities for the individuals we serve. You will actively mentor, coach, monitor, re-direct and support our individuals and maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional and personal needs of the population we serve. You will also be responsible for accurate documentation, including, but not limited to, shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports.

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model; have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with behavioral differences.

Learn about what our DSPs are saying about working with our population:

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Qualifications

  • HS diploma or GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred in psychology, human services, sociology, social work, criminal justice, and/or education.

  • Previous experience preferred working with individuals under the age of 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or conduct disorders preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong technical skills and comfortable utilizing in-house computer applications for documenting and reporting purposes.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily (lunch is included).

  • 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.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires all employees to be fully vaccinated.If already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

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. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/8/2022 3:45 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-24905

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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