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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Support Specialist in League City, Texas

Description

Please come Friday, June 7th, between 9:00AM-11:00AM for an interview during our hiring event!!!!

Being a Behavior Support Specialist at Devereux League City, has its advantages:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations providing services, insight and leadership in the evolving field of behavioral healthcare.

At our League City campus, we provide residential services to adolescents living with Autism and or Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

We are fast-paced, innovative, inclusive, and our goal is to changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

Our work environment includes:

  • Growth opportunities

  • On-the-job training

  • Free Meals

  • Collaborative Multi-Disciplinary teams

  • Servant Leadership

  • Home/work balance

  • Supportive and professional

Benefits:

  • Fast paced, ever-changing industry that offers a sense of personal satisfaction and self-fulfillment while serving as a key-member of a treatment team.

  • Full-benefits eligibility within 30 days of hire. (Learn more at mydevereuxbenefits.org).

  • Industry-leading Ascend Program that provides both tuition assistance and student loan repayment.

  • RBT track eligibility after 90 days of employment for those who reach internal metrics.

We are looking for a behavioral specialist to join our team and provide therapeutic support to individuals with behavioral issues.

Responsibilities:

Our focus is on helping our children overcome challenges in learning, problem solving, impulse control, judgement, communication, social interaction, and adaptive functioning (activities of daily living). Individuals in our program vary in their abilities, with some being non-speaking and having limited interactions and responses to others. Additionally, some may not be toilet trained requiring staff to change diapers and pull ups. Challenging behaviors that are encountered include hitting, biting, kicking, scratching, and pinching. Our children also struggle with managing their emotions. Most of the children in our care have emotional and behavioral challenges and engage in physical aggression. Some children who utilize words to communicate, engage in verbal aggression. We create individualized treatment and education plans that leverage the strengths of each child while addressing their specific behaviors and teaching them skills

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor or higher degree preferred.Proficient computer skills. Valid driver license must be maintained.

Experience: One (1) year previous experience in a Psychiatric facility preferred. One (1) year experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or Intellectual Disabilities preferred.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 month ago (6/3/2024 5:20 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-37715

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

Remote No

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.

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