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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional in Viera, Florida

Description

Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of children, adolescents and adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences?

Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its Advantages

As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), 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 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. At Devereux, we also offer:

  • 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.

As a DCP, you will also use your experience and education in Psychology, Sociology, Education or other related field to:

  • Actively assist our individuals with their individualized plans for daily living and ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment.

  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs.

  • Plan and participate in community outings, and schedule/transport our individuals to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs/schools.

  • Be a mentor to other staff and conduct observations and provide feedback for required trainings.

The Devereux Florida Viera Campus offers a professional therapeutic environment for children and adolescents facing significant emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges. Located in Brevard County, in the town of Viera approximately 45 minutes east of the Orlando International Airport and west of the Melbourne International Airport. Our beautiful 55 acre campus offers a serene setting with tropical landscaping, lakefront views, a swimming pool and playground - all in a climate suitable to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities.

Keywords: youth counselor, direct care worker, direct care counselor, direct care professional, residential counselor, mental health technician, mentor, group home, residential treatment, behavioral health

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required or 12 years of related experience.

  • Previous expereince 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 complete a two-week (Monday - Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Orientations are offered in Orlando, FL and Titusville, FL.

  • Must be able to work holidays.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test. Devereux requires all employees to obtain the annual Influenza Vaccine.

  • Valid driver's license - Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Must be able to drive a car and a passenger van (which holds up to 15 passengers).

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

*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.

Posted Date 3 months ago (3/31/2022 11:14 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-23475

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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