Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Professional - Hillside Cottage Days in Rutland, Massachusetts

Description

If working in an intensive group home located on the Devereux campus with boys ages 12-17 providing students an opportunity to further develop and practice their social, coping, relapse prevention, and independent living skills sounds rewarding to you then this is the job for you!

Starting at $16.00 to $18.74 depending on relevant experience and education!

$1,000 Sign On Bonus!

2 weeks of paid training!

As a Direct Care Professional, with a 1 staff to 3 students ratio, this program offers a higher level of individualized care. Through individualized community integration plans, students will also have the opportunity to be able to generalize learned skills! Residential staff design house-specific routines, chores, and activities that support an individual's growth and development.

Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its advantages!

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer you the privilege of being able to work really closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to improving their lives, as well as:

  • 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.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island serves students with complex mental health and behavioral challenges. Located on our main campus 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.

Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician, ASD, dcp, dsp, residiential, group home, inpatient services, hospital technician, psychiatric tech, caregiver

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 Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Drivers license required.

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or High-school diploma with relevant human services experience required. Academic studies in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, and education are highly desirable.

  • 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 attend a 2 week paid orientation, which runs Monday-Friday, 8AM to 4PM.

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 1 week ago (11/22/2022 11:29 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-27645

Category Direct Care

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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