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 2 to 3 week 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.
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 https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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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.
Posted Date 4 weeks ago (4/25/2022 4:42 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-23955
Position Type Full-Time