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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Youth IDD/BH Specialist: Residential - PT/Weekends in West Chester, Pennsylvania


Do you want to make a positive change in the lives of children & youth? Do you want to improve the lives of others?

At Devereux as a Youth IDD/BH Specialist, you will impact the individuals you are working with by unlocking their full potential on a daily basis.

Everyday as a Youth IDD/BH Specialist you will…

  • Ensure the individuals you are working with are safe

  • Engage in daily activities such as ADL’s, Recreational, and Social Activities with individuals

  • Address and redirect inappropriate behavior of individuals you are working with

  • Implement treatment plan goals and objectives

You will be offered:

  • Growth and Promotion Opportunities

  • Excellent Benefits (learn more at )

  • ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

  • Paid Training and Professional Development

  • A fun, supportive and professional team environment

  • BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)

Available Shifts: 7am-3pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-8am [ weekends part of work schedule ]

Payrates: $16.50-$19.06/hr (based on experience and education)

Sign On Bonus: PT=$500( sign on bonus for external applicants only )

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: High School Diploma Required, Education Evaluation required if education was acquired outside the U.S.

EXPERIENCE: Some experience in behavioral health preferred.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 5 days ago (11/27/2023 3:46 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-33620

Category Direct Care

Position Type Part-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.