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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Support Prof. - Evenings $3k Sign On Bonus in Washington, Connecticut



  • Base pay now starting at $18.28 / hr for candidates with a Bachelor degree and $17.78 / hr for candidates without a Bachelor degree

  • Experience credit applied in addition to base pay

  • $3,000 sign on bonus (1/2 paid in your first paycheck and the other 1/2 after 90 days of hire)

  • $1,560 annual increase for Master degree

  • Overtime payment at 1.5x your hourly rate

Benefits & Rewards:

  • 24 vacation days (increases with years of service)

  • 8 sick days

  • Quality low cost benefits (you can view our plans by visiting

  • 403(b) plan with employer match/contribution

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Career accelerator program (ASCEND).This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k reimbursed annually for undergraduate and $25k reimbursed annually for graduate) and student loan repayment! Learn morehere

The Glenholme School:

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

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

For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the Direct Support Professional position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.


We are seeking a Direct Support Professional who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3pm-11pm

Sunday 7am-11pm


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 3pm-11pm

Saturday 7am-11pm

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for a group of up to 12 adolescents (between the ages of 8-21) within the boarding environment

  • Maintain accountability of all students in your group, at all times (including bed checks once students go to sleep, beginning at 9pm)

  • Promote independence by teaching and coaching students through activities of daily living (showering, brushing teeth, chore completion, room cleanliness, etc.)

  • Facilitate activities

  • Effectively implement instruction appropriate to each child’s cognitive, emotional, social, and psychological development

  • Manage behavioral incidences within the cottage milieu, utilizing principles of PBIS and the token economy

  • Communicate pertinent information to supervisors, clinicians, behaviorists, nurses, etc.

  • Document shift happenings at the conclusion of the shift

  • Display effective problem-solving skills

  • Promote campus core values of fairness, honesty, respect, responsibility, and kindness

  • Establish a safe, clean, nurturing and productive living environment



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Possess and maintains a valid drivers’ license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of Human Services experience working with children, adolescents, and adults

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (6/26/2024 1:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-38166

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.