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!
Being a Direct Care Professional has its advantages
As a Direct Care 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).
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island’s main campus is located in Rutland, MA and provides educational services, residential and group home services and adult services to the most vulnerable members of our society in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
As a Direct Care Professional, you will assist in daily living activities, including emotional and behavior support & management, health and hygiene management, cleaning, and recreational activities for the individuals we serve. You will actively mentor, coach, monitor, re-direct and support our individuals and maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment. You will also be responsible for accurate documentation, including, but not limited to, shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports.
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 visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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.
Bachelor’s degree required or twelve years of related experience.
Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.
Must be able to obtain a Massachusetts driver's license within six months or hire.
Posted Date 2 months ago (10/14/2021 12:00 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20487
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time