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Are you interested in a position that allows you to mentor, coach and direct young adults with Autism to improve their social and vocational skills/opportunities? Do you enjoy networking with the community and are able to find resources?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being an Employment Integration Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.
Specialized training in Applied Behavior Analysis, Functional Behavioral Assessments and Supervisory Excellence
Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities
Opportunity to work with a number of external stakeholders and adult service providers
A great mix of community based and office/administrative based work settings
Work with a team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Licensed Psychologist and Social Workers.
Devereux's Community Adult Autism Partnership program provides social and vocational programs/services for young adults diagnosed with Autism (21+ years) who have aged out of the educational system. Office location is in Wayne, PA however, the position is community based and out in the field. The hours are M-F day shift but does require some flexibility based on activities, events and your case load.
The positoin is responsible to coordinate and facilitate access to clients in the Community Adult Autism Partnership Program (CAAPP) and Community supported Employment Program (CSE). Ensures that authorizations for services are obtained and revised. Establishes and maintains community-based sites to be utilized as vocational opportunities for assigned individuals. Provides job assessment, career development, skill training and individualized support in obtaining, maintaining and enhancing community-based employment and social activities/participation.Monitors service delivery, utilization and team cohesiveness and evaluates and uses data to support the continuing need for services.
Keywords: vocational rehabilitiation, OVR, job coach, work trainer, case management, social work, BSW
Education : Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Social Science, Vocational/Rehabilitation Education, Psychology, Education or related field required.
Experience : Two years’ experience working with adolescents and/or adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Experience with ABA instructional methods, case management and/or counseling experience preferred. Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills required. Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service. Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing demands of the position, customer needs, and the organization. Proficient computer skills and mastery in Microsoft Office applications. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license and be at least 21 years of age.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux 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.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2019-7030
Position Type Full-Time