If helping people is your passion, then you will enjoy making a positive impact through this important and critical role!
B eing a Direct Care Professional has its Advantages:
As a Direct Care Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
$500 Sign On Bonus after your first 90 days
11pm - 7am Overnight Schedule
A passionate and dedicated team of professionals
Ability to be creative (we encourage it!)
Ability to make a significant impact in our Organization
Industry leading Time off Benefits
Devereux's Victoria Treatment Program sits on 400 wooded acres dotted with vibrant wildflowers and native Texas wildlife, approximately 15 miles between Victoria and Goliad. Within this calm and tranquil setting, a therapeutic environment exists for children and adults with severe psychological, behavioral and/or developmental problems. A Direct Care Professional at Devereux is an important and impactful role that provides our clients (children, adolescents, and adults) with the guidance and support they need to lead empowering and fulfilling lives.
Keywords: direct, care, dsp, caregiver, mental health, adolescents
High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred in relevant field.
One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults required.
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.
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (10/1/2021 12:31 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20244
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time