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Direct Support Professional

**Description**

Base pay $19.53/hour + additional compensation for higher education and/or years of experience in the field.

**$1,000 Sign On Bonus!**

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer you the privilege of being able to work really closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to improving their lives, as well as:

- A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

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

- The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

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

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Located in Rutland, MA, this position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

+ **Full-Time Benefits include (but are not limited to):**

+ 192 PTO hours/year plus 64 sick hours/year

+ Blue Cross PPO & High Deductible Insurance plans

+ Short & Long Term Disability, Dental, Vision, accident, identity theft, pet and more insurance options

+ Free Meals working in campus/group home settings

+ Tuition Reimbursement Program

+ Student Loan Repayment through SAVI: Full-time up to $5,200/yr, Part-time up to $2,600/yr

+ 403b retirement account with guaranteed 3% employer contribution and potential for additional 2% match

+ Free Life Insurance up to 2x annual salary, not to exceed $200,000

+ Free Employee Assistance Program for help with mental health, work-life balance, general-wellbeing, and more

+ Discounts on Hotels, Rental Cars, Theme Parks, Electronics & more

+ **ASCEND - Tuition Program** 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!

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**Qualifications**

**Job Qualifications:**

+ Must be 21 years of age or older.

+ Active driver’s license is required.

+ High School diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, or Special Education preferred.

+ Previous experience preferred (not required)

+ **Must be MAPS certified, or able to obtain certification with 90 days of employment if going to a group home setting**

**Schedule:**

+ **Must be able to attend a 2 week paid orientation, which runs Monday-Friday, 8AM - 4PM in Rutland, MA**

+ **Available Shifts: 3pm-11pm (double shift Saturday or Sundays), 11pm - 9am (4 10 hour shifts)**

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_ _(6/11/2024 1:02 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-35880_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_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.


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