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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Residential Behavior Specialist in Red Hook, New York

Description

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? 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!! Brand new full time employees, or part time employees working 20 or more hours per week will receive this bonus.

Being an Behavior Specialist has its advantages

As an Behavior Specialist 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.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located at our main campus in Red Hook, Dutchess County, NY, this position is responsible for providing direction and mentorship to Residential staff relative to behavioral strategies. The Behavior Specialist reinforces clinical plans and skills through mentorship, and by role modeling effective strategies and skills. They will encourage and reinforce positive behavior, as well as implement creative and corrective procedures to promote growth and development of residents. The Behavior Specialist will aid in training direct care staff in implementation of student plans and will be a certified trainer for residential staff.

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.

Keyword Search:ADD, ADHD, Autism, Behavior Specialist, Cognitive, CNA, Direct Care, Direct Support, Evenings, Human Services, Overnights, Residential Counselor, Special Needs, Treatment Team

Qualifications

Education : High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience : Two years of progressively responsible positions in a residential setting that programs for the same populations (age, diagnosis, etc.)

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 2 months ago (8/3/2021 6:22 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19261

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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