Direct Support Professional (DSP) Job Fair - SAVE THE DATE!
Are you looking for a Full-Time or Part-Time employment opportunity? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents in a fun, active environment? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve! If you are searching for meaning work that has a positive impact in the lives of others and are looking to develop or enhance your Patient Care, Behavioral or Psychological skills, then plan to attend!
WHEN: TUESDAY, 05/17/2022
TIME: 9:00am - 2:00pm
WHERE: 8000 Devereux Drive, Viera, FL 32940
- Bring copies of your resume and be ready to interview
**_Starts at $14.00-$16.00
- /hour** PLUS additional compensation:_
Shift differential (up to $2.00/hour)
Relevant experience in field (up to $2.00/hour)
Credit for higher education($.48/hr for Bachelors degree; $.72/hr for Masters degree)
Overtime shifts available (1.5x your hourly rate)
Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.
Being a MDirect Support Professional has its Advantages
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) , you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Entry-level position with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field
Formal leadership/development training program
Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies
Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employment
Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Located in Melbourne, Viera, FL, this position is responsible for:
Supporting a therapeutic environment, while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve.
Conducting daily living activities, including health & hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, and recreation
Following and implementing behavioral support plans
Documenting shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes
Keywords: direct support professional, mental health, behavioral health, residential care, social work, psychology, human services
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.
High school diploma or GED required
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Social Work and experience in the field is preferred
- Certified Nursing Assistant with experience working with IDD, Mental Health and/or dually diagnosed populations is a plus but not required
Must be able to complete a 2-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 Friday, Saturday and Sunday shift either Evening or Overnight Shift
Part-time or Full-time Opportunities
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.
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.
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).
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 weeks ago (4/29/2022 1:01 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-24029
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time