Do you find making a difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable children in our community rewarding?
If you answered yes then this opportunity is for you!
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will assist in the planning and implementation of residential unit services for assigned clients and be responsible for the safety and security of all clients assigned to you. You will also provide therapeutic interventions as necessary.
The emphasis of programming 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
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 provides programs and services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders, complex mental health and behavioral health disorders. 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.
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.
Four 10-hour days; 1pm - 11pm
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
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
Posted Date 1 month ago (9/20/2021 11:36 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20079
Category Program Mgmt
Position Type Full-Time