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If supporting and mentoring children and adolescents is your passion, then you’ll enjoy being a Therapeutic Support Staff at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.
Here is your chance to apply your knowledge and skills related to behavioral interventions and work 1:1 with children/adolescents and truly make a difference in the lives of others!
Being a Therapeutic Support Staff at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Full Time and Part Time hours available-
Benefits offered for both FT and PT
Specialized training opportunities to include: (IE: PBIS, ABA, TIC, Safe & Positive Approaches, CASSP training
Utilize collaboration skills to work across disciplines, work with families regularly to support increase in community engagement for youth
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's BHRS provides support and behavioral intervention to children and adolescents ages 2-21years in school, community or home settings for families residing in Chester County. Offices are located in Wayne, PA but geography of case assignments is taken into consideration for staff as much as possible.
The responsibilities of this role is to provide one-to-one interventions to a child (ages 2-21) at home, school or in a community setting. Carries out specific interventions that are developed by the Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) and/or Interagency Team. Transfers skills to child's natural support in the least restrictive environment.
We currently have FT and PT hours available.
Keywords: social work, BSW, psychology, TSS, PCA, Para Professional, ABA, RBT
Education: Bachelor's in a human services related field OR other related Bachelor's degree with 1 year of experience working with directly with children/adolescents OR LPN with 3 years exp. with children/adolescents OR Associates Degree (60 credits in Human Services) and 3 years of work with children/adolescents
Requires strong verbal and written communication, organizational, and computer skills. Must be adaptable to changing workload, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and available to work a flexible work schedule. 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
Posted Date 1 month ago (11/14/2019 9:00 AM)
Requisition ID 2019-8914
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time