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Direct Support Professional: Children's Residential - PRN


_Do you want to make a positive change in the lives of children & youth?_

_Are you a team player who can implement behavior management strategies to improve the lives of others?_

At Devereux as a Direct Support Professional you will have the opportunity to work with children ages 8-21 with IDD/BH/MH diagnoses and will impact the individuals you are working with by unlocking their full potential on a daily basis.

Every day as a Direct Support Professional 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:

+ Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

+ Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

+ **ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program**

+ Paid Training and Professional Development

+ **BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT** (learn more at **** )[1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days]

**Available Shifts: 7am-3pm | 2pm-10pm | 10pm-8am**

**Schedule:On Call/As Needed**

**Compensation:** **$18.50 - $18.75/hr** (based on experience and education)

**Sign On Bonus:$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** _4 weeks ago_ _(5/17/2024 11:12 AM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37383_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _On-Call_

**_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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Direct Support Professional: Children's Residential - PRN

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