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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Paraprofessional- $500 Sign-On Bonus in Westminster, Colorado

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Looking to get experience in the mental health field? Looking to develop your skills?

Devereux provides a top-notch learning environment!

Sound like an environment you are looking for, if so read on!

Come and join us for VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS ON THE SPOT on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at our VIRTUAL JOB FAIR for DEVEREUX COLORADO.

Join us in our Virtual ZOOM room by clicking the following link:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://devereux-org.zoom.us/j/92678699298?pwd=QkhPRU90MzR6VEhScEVaR05jRk9DUT09

Meeting ID: 926 7869 9298

Passcode: 914663

Wanting to begin your career in the clinical mental health field?

Looking for an entry level role in a therapeutic environment?

Want to work Monday through Friday 7am-4pm?

Wanting to help under privileged youth in a educational setting?

If you answered yes, then read on!

Being a Paraprofessional has its Advantages!

As a Paraprofessional at Devereux, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

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

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

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

  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

  • Evidence based and trauma informed practices

  • And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for youth and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health challenges. Located in Westminster, CO, this position is responsible for working with our kids and helping them gain the coping and life skills they need to be successful once they leave Devereux.

Want to learn more about being a Paraprofessional? Click here: http://learn.devereux.org/rjp/Cleo/CleoWallace-RJP-Direct-Care-2014.pdf

With a Bachelor's Degree & above pay starts at $15.00/hour plus shift differential of $1.00 extra when working between 3:00 pm- 9:00am ($16.00)

Without a Bachelor's Degree pay starts at $14.50/hour plus shift differential of $1.00 extra when working between 3:00 pm- 9:00am ($15.50)

You will receive a $500.00 bonus after your first 30 days!

Eligible full-time and part-time staff will receive a $1.00 per hour premium for every hour worked, including regular straight time, as well as for overtime hours.

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 wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including 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 and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click here to see why we are a great place to work:http://benefits.devereux.org.

Keywords: direct care, mental health worker, autism, classroom managment, teaching assistant, high school diploma, GED

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Qualifications

Education:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required

  • Bachelors degree is preferred

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age

  • Excellent communication, relationship management and multi-tasking skills are necessary to see success in this position

  • Experience with children and adolescents is preferred

-Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

  • 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.

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (4/29/2021 3:53 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-17502

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

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