Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Activities Assistant - $2000 $ign on Bonus in Rutland, Massachusetts

Description

Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health – Massachusetts is seeking an Activities Assistant for our Residential and Community programs on our beautiful campus in Rutland, MA.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with mental and behavioral heallth challenges as well as children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

You will add value by:

  • Maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and

personal needs of program clients while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors.

  • Providing client documentation to include shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes.

Being a Activities Assistant at Devereux has its Advantages .

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will be directly involved in therapeutic activities, direct recreation treatment and NYPUM activities.

While the pace can be hectic some times, the environment is rewarding, as all staff members work as a team to promote the well-being of the children and adolescents we serve. Other advantages include:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral

Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills.

Keywords: supervisor, residential, social work, direct care, human services, social skills, advocacy, adolescents, child care, behavior, management, manager

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

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Three years’ experience working directly with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to be flexible, patient, energetic, and creative

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping adolescents/adults with special needs

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license

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 (4/16/2022 12:15 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-23793

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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