Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania

Description

Sign-On Bonus of $1,000.00 for those who start in October, November, and December!

Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of children, adolescents and adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences?

Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its Advantages

As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer you the privilege of being able to work closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community, to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to improving their lives. At Devereux, we also offer:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

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

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk adults valuable life skills.

As a DCP, you will also use your experience and education in Psychology, Sociology, Education or other related field to:

  • Actively assist our individuals with their individualized plans for daily living and ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment.

  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs.

  • Plan and participate in community outings, and schedule/transport our individuals to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs/schools.

  • Be a mentor to other staff and conduct observations and provide feedback for required trainings.

Payrates: Starting rates$16.25-18.49 hr depending on education/experience. On-Call $18/hr.

Build your own rate up to $20.05/hr (maximum experience and C.N.A.) with the shift differential and our TOB Exchange program!

- Exchange 40 hours of Time Off for an additional .38 cents per hour, or 80 hours for an additional .77 cents per hour!

- Additional $0.30 Evening shift differential, $0.50 Overnight shift differential

- Additional .29 cents per hour is you have an active C.N.A.

Available Shifts: Full-time, part-time and on-call. Days 7am-3pm, Evenings 3pm-11pm, Overnights 11pm-7am.

Locations: Tobyhanna, Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg, Scranton, Dickson City, Mount Pocono, Newfoundland, Greentown, Cresco and Canadensis.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pocono Center provides programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities. Located in Newfoundland, PA, this position is responsible for developing and implementing the overall Residential Program to meet the individual needs of Pocono Center clients.

Keywords: youth counselor, direct care worker, direct care counselor, direct care professional, residential counselor, mental health technician, mentor, group home, residential treatment, behavioral health

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, education OR other related field or High School Diploma with 12 years relevant Human Service experience required.

  • Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.

  • Driver’s license is required.

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.

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 2 weeks ago (11/23/2022 10:22 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-27660

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-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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