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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professionals in Red Hook, New York

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of youth and adults? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?

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

We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS!! Brand new full time employees, or part time employees working 20 or more hours per week will receive this bonus.

Being a Direct Support Professional has its advantages

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

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at benefits.devereux.org).

Payrates: Starting pay $15/hr, increases based on education and experience.

Available Shifts: Evenings 3pm-11pm, Overnights 11pm-7am

Locations: Dutchess, Ulster and Greene counties

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. This position is responsible for assisting individuals in daily activities, including health and personal management, achieving personal goals, recreation, and daily household living, as well as maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of program individuals while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors.

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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Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED with 2 years of related experience OR an Associate's Degree with 1 year of related experience.

  • Valid NY Driver's License.

  • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.

  • strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

  • 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 4 months ago (6/21/2021 7:05 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18538

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

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