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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Assistant Program Manager in Webster, Massachusetts

Description

Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health – Massachusetts is seeking an Assistant Program Manager for our STARR program, an off campus group home located in Webster, MA and serves co-ed youth, ages 6 to 12, on a rapid reintegration care program. With a 1:3 staff to student ratio, the emphasis on STARR is to identify and treat safety/risk factors, barrier behaviors, factors that precipitated placement, and facilitate reintegration of the youth to the family or next appropriate placement in the shortest time period possible, usually within a matter of days.

You will add value by:

  • Maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and

personal needs of program clients while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors.

  • Providing client documentation to include shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes.

Being a Assistant Program Manager at Devereux has its Advantages .

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will supervise staff, run shifts, assist the Program Manager with development of programming for the unit and attending Treatment Reviews as part of the milieu team. You will have opportunities to interact directly with clients as well as staff.

While the pace can be hectic some times, the environment is rewarding, as all staff members work as a team to promote the well-being of the children and adolescents we serve. Other advantages include:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral

Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Located in Webster, MA, this position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

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.

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.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience working directly with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to be flexible, patient, energetic, and creative

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping adolescents/adults with special needs

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid driver's license

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 1 month ago (9/20/2021 11:30 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20071

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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