Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of youth? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!
Being a Behavioral Health Counselor has its advantages
At Devereux, you’ll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.
Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.
Opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.
Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.
Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at benefits.devereux.org).
Payrates: $16.54/hr base rate, increases based on education and experience.
Available Shifts: Evenings, 3pm-11pm
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourettes, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT the Direct Support Professional will assist in daily living activities, including health and hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, recreation and documentation to include shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports. You will maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional and personal needs of the individuals we serve.
Keywords: hiring immediately, direct care staff, caregiver, social services, behavioral health technician, mental health worker, direct support professional, residential counselor, mentor, role model
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, degree in related field preferred.
One year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults preferred.
Be at least 21 years of age.
Must possess and maintain valid driver's license.
Be willing to work every other weekend with one weekday off.
*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 2 months ago (7/21/2021 11:51 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-19013
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time