Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional Palm Bay in Palm Bay, Florida

Description

**_Starts at $15.00-$17.00

  • /hour** PLUS additional compensation:_

Shift differential (up to $2.00/hour)

Relevant experience in field (up to $2.00/hour)

Credit for higher education($.48/hr for Bachelors degree; $.72/hr for Masters degree)

Overtime shifts available (1.5x your hourly rate)

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages

As a Direct Support Professional,you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Entry-level position with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field

  • Formal leadership/development training program

  • Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies

  • Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employment

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides programs and services for children and adolescents with autism. Located in Palm Bay, FL, this position is responsible for:

  • Supporting a therapeutic environment, while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve.

  • Assisting individuals in daily living activities, including health & hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, and recreation

  • Following and implementing behavioral support plans

  • Documenting shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes.

Keywords: direct support professional, mental health, behavioral health, residential care, social work, psychology, human services

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:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Social Work and experience in the field is preferred

Experience:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant with experience working with IDD, Mental Health and/or dually diagnosed populations is a plus but not required

Schedule:

  • Must be able to complete a two-week (Monday - Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Orientations are offered in Orlando, FL and Titusville, FL.

  • Must be able to work 1 weekend shift per week.

  • 2nd shift: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, 3rd shift: 10:00am - 9:00am

  • Must be able to work holidays.

Other Requirements:

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test. Devereux requires all employees to obtain the annual Influenza Vaccine.

  • 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.

  • 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. Valid driver's license

  • Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Must be able to drive a car and a passenger van (which holds up to 15 passengers).

  • 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.

Posted Date 6 days ago (8/3/2022 10:11 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-25566

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

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