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Direct Support Professional


**$1,000 Sign on Bonus**

**Devereux's DSP hourly rate is starting at $19.35 and increases**

**with education and experience !!!!**

Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

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

**Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages**

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

We offer: A comprehensive benefit package, paid training, student tuition assistance, and opportunity for internal growth.

**As a Direct Support Professional, you will:**

+ Actively assist our individuals with their individualized plans for daily living.

+ Ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment.

+ Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs.

+ Plan and participate in community outings.

+ Shop for the home’s necessities such as food, clothing, and household items.

+ Schedule and transport our individuals to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs/schools.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey provides programs and services for adults with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities. Located in **Bridgeton** **, NJ** , this position is responsible for the following: Assisting individuals with their daily living, administering medication, adhering to implemented Behavioral Support Plans, medical appointments, household maintenance, electronic documentation, but most of all, assisting our individuals in maximizing their full potential.

**Part Time and Full Time 2nd shifts available**

**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.

Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! **ttps://**

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

**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 fifteen thousand dollars annually for undergraduate and twenty-five thousand dollars annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits!


**The IDEAL candidate will ...**

+ Be 18 years of age or older (required)

+ Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED

+ Have a valid driver's license

+ Experience with the developmentally disabled or as a caretaker is preferred but not required

+ Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

+ Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

+ Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays

+ Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches

+ Have a high level of comfort with hands on hygiene care (including diapering and showering)

**Interested in this role?**

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is currently scheduling interviews for part time shifts available. Please apply to this ad to be considered for an interview or come by one of our **Hiring Events** , with your resume.

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** _3 weeks ago_ _(5/20/2024 9:44 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37362_

**_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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