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Direct Care Professional

**Description**

**Join Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!**

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of the adults we serve? Do you want to become a part of a team creating meaningful and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Adult Services team!

**Direct Care Professional Pay rate is $17.00-$19.38**

Being a Direct Care Professional has its Advantages

As a Direct Care Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

* Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field

* Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid

* Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employment

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Adult Services provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our main campus is located in Berwyn PA. Our dedicated team of over 900 staff ranging from highly-specialized clinicians and nurses to recreational and direct staff professionals, all work to one common goal the happiness, self-fulfillment and social integration of each adult in our community. As a direct Care professional you will assist in daily living activities, including health and hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, recreation and documentation to include shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports. You will maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional and personal needs of the individuals we serve.

At this time HB1 visa sponsorship is unavailable

**You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you!**

**Devereux is proud to offer**

**ASCEND – the** **first career accelerator program** exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k reimbursed annually for undergraduate and $25k reimbursed annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits!

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**Qualifications**

Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required or 12

years of related experience

Be at least 21 years of age

Must possess and maintain valid driver's license

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

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. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

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** _1 month ago_ _(5/16/2024 1:09 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37361_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _Full-Time or Part-Time_

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.


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