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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional in Lawrenceville, Georgia


Looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of youth and adolescents in a NEW program? Are you hoping to contribute to the individuals and families we serve?

If you answered Yes, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team as a Direct Suppoort Professional.

Starting pay: $20/hr, increases with experience!

*Currently hiring FULL TIME with benefits for 2nd shift ONLY!

Being a Direct Support Professional DSP has its advantages!

As a DSP 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. We offer:

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and coordinate services.

  • Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills in the Human Services field.

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

Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are responsible for the daily care and supervision, support, and implementation of the client individualized service plans, development plans, transitional living plans, and programs. Staff will document the progress of clients on the shift as related to the individualized service plan goals. Staff will also assist with teaching and guiding the clients in the development of independent, social, and transitional living skills as designated in the service plans and program guidelines.

Please note, this is an in-office opportunity only!


We are excited to announce we have broken ground on a brand new campus! Due to Devereux Georgia's history of success in treating victims since 2009, the state has chosen to use Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health for their newly approved treatment program. The 24-bed program is a Child Caring Institution (Group Home) for traumatized females between the ages of 12 and 17.

Our newChild Caring Institution campus is locatednear the Gwinnett County Police Headquarters on Hi Hope Road.

Interested in advancing your career? Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND - the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers - the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k reimbursedannually for undergraduate and $25k reimbursedannually for graduate) and student loan repayment! Learn morehere.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma required. Bachelors degree or progression toward a degree in Mental Health or Social Services preferred

EXPERIENCE: Two years or more experience in a mental health, group home and/or other room, board and watchful oversight setting working with youth and adolescents required without a degree in a social service field

Other qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; relationship management and multi-tasking skills are required.

  • Strong technical skills and ability to utilize in-house computer applications.

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

  • On-call, weekend availability and some holidays required.

  • You must be able to work every other weekend, as required.

Posted Date 2 months ago (3/26/2024 1:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-36381

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.