Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Program Manager - West Meadow 2 in Rutland, Massachusetts

Description

Do you find working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder rewarding and fulfilling?

If you answered yes then this position is for you!

Starting at $18.43 with increases available for relevent experience and higher education!

Enjoy a Great Work Life Balance working Full-Time with Benefits, 4 days a week! 1:00p-11:00p

$1,000 Sign on Bonus!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health – Massachusetts, West Meadow, is located on the main campus in Rutland, MA and serves ASD male youth, ages 8-12.

With a 1:3 staff to student ratio, the emphasis on West Meadow is to teach, coach and support our students to learn daily living skills, coping skills and social skills while staying active and having fun.

Being a Assistant Program Manager at Devereux has its Advantages .

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will supervise staff, run shifts, assist the Program Manager with development of programming for the unit and attending Treatment Reviews as part of the milieu team. You will have opportunities to interact directly with clients as well as staff.

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.

Located in Rutland, MA, this position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

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:

  • Two 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

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must be able to work 4 10 hour shifts from 1pm - 11pm

  • 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

The IDEAL candidate will ... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

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. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/11/2022 2:30 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27444

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

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