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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Employment Training Specialist in Neptune City, New Jersey

Description

NEW $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Have you heard the news?

Devereux has increased our hourly starting rate to $18.45!!!!

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 Employment Training Specialist has its Advantages

As a Employment Training Specialist 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, tuition assistance and opportunity for internal growth.

You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you!

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 fifteen thousand dollars annually for undergraduate and twenty-five thousand dollars annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits!

As a Employment Training Specialist you will:

  • Identify the individual's interests in order to facilitate a job/career of choice.

  • Identify the individual's skills and talents using functional community based assessments in order to facilitate a job/career of choice

  • Identify workplace supports that assist the individual with a disability in becoming employed and/or maintaining employment

  • Identify and Negotiate customized jobs for individuals with disabilities.

  • Address employer concerns about hiring and supervising people with disabilities while maintaining the confidentiality of the job seekers

  • Use data collection techniques to document effectiveness of workplace supports and to guide fading from the job site

  • Provide or facilitate both on and off the job supports to help increase the odds that the individual with a disability becomes successful at work

  • Collect and analyze performance data to assist with making decisions about the effectiveness of work place supports. As needed, modify supports and/or develop new ones

  • Identify and develop natural supports in the workplace

The Employment Training Specialist reports directly to the Program Manager.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will ...

  • Be 18 years of age or older (required)

  • Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • 3 years experience working with I/DD individuals or no experience with an Associate Degree

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

  • Be able to attend six days of in-house orientation on weekdays

  • Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches

  • Have a high level of comfort with hands on hygiene care (including diapering and showering)

Interested in this role?

Please apply to this ad to be considered for an interview.

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (8/31/2023 7:21 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-32521

Category Direct Care

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.

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