Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Therapeutic Staff Support

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/23/2020 3:33 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-14236
Category
Direct Care
Position Type
Full-Time or Part-Time

Description

 

If supporting and mentoring children and adolescents is your passion, then you’ll enjoy being a Therapeutic Support Staff at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. 

 

Here is your chance to apply your knowledge and skills related to behavioral interventions and work 1:1 with children/adolescents and truly make a difference in the lives of others!

 

Being a Therapeutic Support Staff at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:


- Full Time and Part Time hours available-
- Benefits offered for both FT and PT 
Specialized training opportunities to include: (IE: PBIS, ABA, TIC, Safe & Positive Approaches, CASSP training

- Utilize collaboration skills to work across disciplines, work with families regularly to support increase in community engagement for youth

 

 

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's BHRS provides support and behavioral intervention to children and adolescents ages 2-21years in school, community or home settings for families residing in Chester County.  Offices are located in Wayne, PA but geography of case assignments is taken into consideration for staff as much as possible.  

The responsibilities of this role is to provide one-to-one interventions to a child (ages 2-21) at home, school or in a community setting.  Carries out specific interventions that are developed by the Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC) and/or Interagency Team.  Transfers skills to child's natural support in the least restrictive environment. 

We currently have FT and PT hours available. 

 

Keywords: social work, BSW, psychology, TSS, PCA, Para Professional, ABA, RBT

 

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: Bachelor's in a human services related field OR other related Bachelor's degree with 1 year of experience working with directly with children/adolescents OR LPN with 3 years exp. with children/adolescents OR Associates Degree (60 credits in Human Services) and 3 years of work with children/adolescents

 

Requires strong verbal and written communication, organizational, and computer skills.  Must be adaptable to changing workload, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and available to work a flexible work schedule.  Must possess and maintain valid driver's license and be at least 21 years of age

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.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

 

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

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