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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Night Supervisor in West Chester, Pennsylvania


Night Supervisor

Are you someone who is focused on ensuring safety and security? Do you have the ability to problem solve and handle situations quickly and effectively?

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

Being a Night Supervisor has its benefits.

As a Night Supervisor at Devereux’s Children’s IDD programs you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer an environment that is supportive, educational and clinically focused. This position allows you to work an overnight schedule to meet your personal needs. Our environment is fast paced, ever changing and offers a sense of personal satisfaction and self fulfillment while serving as a key member of a treatment team.

  • Conducts approved fire drills and/or other simulated catastrophe procedures.

  • Assists as staff implement residential/recreational/other programs consistent with shift requirements; completes night monitoring assessments.

  • Supervises staff activity with clients.

  • Attends staff meetings, management meetings, and in-service training programs as scheduled.

  • Demonstrates a degree of understanding of and implementation of applicable external controls such as, but not limited to, local licensing authorities, JCAHO, and managed care procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to establish systems and measures to ensure a safe environment, identify risk to applicable customers and take appropriate interventions.

  • Responsible for responding to emergency situations and implementing appropriate procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to investigate, intervene and resolve complaints as well as seek appropriate resources to solve problems.

  • Actively participates to reinforce a safe environment and implement changes within scope of responsibility.

  • Conducts scheduled tours of center facilities to ensure safety/security: determines that premises are free of hazards; ascertains that utilities and emergency equipment are available and functional; ensures that approved security procedures are in effect e.g. buildings/are locked, alarms set and alert staff are in assigned residence(s) /recreation area (s).

  • Corrects and reports per center policy, all irregularities immediately; records as such in shift log. Has access to on-call staff and fire, police, hospital, et al.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health PA Children’s IDD Services, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania , provides a variety of assessment, treatment, and educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges.

Keywords: Mental health, behavioral health, psychology, social work, residential treatment, sociology, human service, juvenile justice, residential treatment


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or related field.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience working with individuals with mental retardation, developmental disabilities, and/or mental health disorders. Valid driver's license must be maintained. Strong organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent communication skills. Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications.

Company Overview

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.

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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 2019-7957

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time