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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Supervisor- overnights- IDD/Autism program in West Chester, Pennsylvania


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 as a Night Supervisor!

Being a Night Supervisor has its benefits!

You will be offered:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Specialized training opportunities including PBIS, ABA, TIC, Safe and Positive Approaches, DBT and IEP.

  • Opportunities to teach youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period.

  • ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

  • Payrates: Starts at $21.50hr

  • Shift hours of 10p-8a, 4 days a week, rotating weekends.

As a Supervisor you will...

  • Maintain a safe and therapetuic environment

  • Provides supervision of direct care staff performance. Supervision includes making/changing work assignments as needed,providing feedback regarding on-the-job performance and relaying performance information to Program Director.

  • Provides crisis prevention and intervention services to the program by responding to crises as they occur and assists staff inpreventing crises where possible. Utilizes Safe & Positive Approaches (S&PA) intervention techniques appropriate to the d egreeof threat to the safety of the client and others, and in accordance with Devereux S&PA standards

  • 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.

  • Observes and reports in a timely fashion noticeable changes in client behaviors and/or health conditions to the Program Direc torand/or interdisciplinary treatment team member (i.e. Nurse, Physician, Primary Therapist, etc.). M

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

  • 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 Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives.


EDUCATION : Bachelors degree from an accredited college with at least twelve credits hours in a human services discipline to

include but not limited to psychology, sociology, social work, education, pastoral counseling, political science, heath, recreation,

criminal justice, counseling; and a minimum of two years direct care experience; OR 60 college credits from an accredited college

with at least twelve credit hours in a human services discipline (as described above), and three years direct care experience .

EXPERIENCE : Minimum of one year of supervisory experience required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance

required related to applying physical intervention techniques – upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand

movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment.

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (3/29/2024 9:32 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-36434

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.