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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Supervisor in Malvern, Pennsylvania


Program Supervisor-Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Position Details

  • Full Time position with benefits and paid time off

  • Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field OR 60 credits in Human Service + 3 years of Direct Care Experience.

  • Experience Required: 1 year of supervisory experience

  • Hour rates $22.00- 25.08(dependent on education and experience)

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License


Week 1:


Monday- 10A-6:30PM


Wednesday 10A-6:30P

Thursday 10A-6:30P

Friday 10A-6:30P

Saturday 7:00A-3:30P

Week 2:

Sunday 7:00A-3:30P


Tuesday 10A-6:30P


Thursday: 10A-6:30P

Friday 10A-6:30P

Saturday: Off

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Do you have experience working directly with children or adolescents that have psychiatric or mental health issues? Are you seeking a role that provides you with the opportunity to grow professional and develop your managerial skills?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Working at Devereux as a Program Supervisor has many advantages. We offer:

  • Specialized training opportunities including Servant Leadership, Behavior Management, Program Development, Supportive Behavioral Supervision and much more.

  • Opportunities to serve on committees and work groups

  • Direct interface with all levels of leadership.

  • Frequent contact with external and internal stakeholders

  • Leadership training and advancement opportunities

Devereux's Children's Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) is seeking a Full Time Program Supervisor for our Inpatient Acute Care Psychiatric Hospital for children and adolescents. Devereux's Children's Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) is located in Malvern, PA and specializing in the stabilization and treatment of children and adolescents experiencing a mental health crisis. This is a small 40 bed hospital with a children's wing and an adolescent wing.

This position will function as a shift supervisor. The main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of program clients.

  • Provides leadership, guidance and support to staff and ensures overall program integrity during assigned shift.

  • Coaches, mentors and supervising staff, providing feedback regarding performance, crisis intervention and training/development opportunities.

  • Performs quality checks and audits to ensure program integrity and safety

  • Assists with admissions and discharges on assigned shifts

  • Ensures compliance and adherence to policy and procedures

Keywords: Mental health, behavioral health, psychology, social work, psychiatric, supervisor

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit


EDUCATION: Bachelors degree from an accredited college with at least twelve credits hours in a human services discipline to include but not limited to psychology, sociology, social work, education, pastoral counseling, political science, heath, recreation, criminal justice, counseling; and a minimum of two years direct care experience; OR 60 college credits from an accredited college with at least twelve credit hours in a human services discipline (as described above), and three years direct care experience.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year of supervisory experience required.

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.

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 (SPA) techniques.

Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Protective equipment – latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Physical involvement in the exercise of SPA intervention techniques.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 3 days ago (6/10/2021 2:42 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18341

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time