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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Life Skills Coach in Ossining, New York

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? Are you new to this field and want to learn more? Do you want to work somewhere where you KNOW you are making a difference every day?

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

We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS to brand new full time employees working over 37.5 hours per week or a $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS for part time employees working 20 or more hours per week.

Being a Life Skills Coach has its Advantages

As a Life Skills coach at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Paid orientation.

  • Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org

  • Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!

  • Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings!

  • A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals.

  • A convenient weekday schedule, with day hours.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Based in Ossining, NY, the Life Skills Coach position will assist individuals in the OPWDD Employment Training Program to maintain and learn skills at community employment sites towards the individual's independence. In addition, they will complete daily, monthly, and other documentation as required, and assist in the training of other staff in the instruction and support of individuals in the community, if necessary. The Life Skills Coach will communicate regularly with the program coordinator, OPWDD Employment Training Program Coordinator, MSC, parents, and the individual as necessary to maintain the integrity of the program.

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.

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Qualifications

Education : BA or BS in education, psychology, or related field preferred. We will waive the educational requirement if an individual is enrolled in a Bachelor’s program and is taking courses toward a degree, or has a year’s experience in the field of vocational or adult services.

Experience : One year experience with special needs individuals preferred.

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.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

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 week ago (11/23/2022 5:16 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27673

Category Education

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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