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Direct Support Professional - Fentress House Day S

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Rutland
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description:If working with adolescent boys with complex mental health and behavioral challenges in a beautiful community setting is an environment you would thrive in, then look no further! Our ratio of 1 staff to 4 students allows for an appropriate level of support and coaching for our students! Our Fentress group home is located in the Rutland, MA and provodes students an opportunity to further develop and practice thier social, coping, relapse prevention and independent living skills with support, supervision and coaching from experienced staff.Base pay $16.00/hr. Could reach as high as $18.74/hr with 7+ years experience and a bachelors degree$1,000 Sign On Bonus!Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its Advantages.You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.As a Direct Care Professional, 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 an improvement in 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.Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, caregiver, dsp, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician, ASD, psychiatric services, inpatient, coaching, counseling, residential care, milieu, residential aide, human services, group home, monitor, mentor, mht, mental health technician, psychology, sociology, child welfare, social services, diploma, child care, behavioral technician, aba, rbt, mental health, autismWhat is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.Full-Time Benefits include (but are not limited to):24 personal days off/year8 sick days/yearBlue Cross Insurance & High Deductible plans availableFSA or HSACigna Dental plansDavis Vision plansPet Insurance plansTuition Reimbursement Program between 75-100% coverage3% automatic contribution to 403b retirement account (TIAA Financial) after a year of service & discretionary 2% matchFree Life Insurance up to 2x annual salary -Free Health Advocacy Services5 free Carebridge counseling sessions3-5 free wellness coaching sessions through NY Life$5,000 reimbursement for diagnosis and ABA services for Autism Spectrum Disorders$150 Gym membership reimbursementAT&T Mobile DiscountDiscounts on Hotels, Rental Cars, Theme Parks, Electronics & more!Qualifications:Job Requirements:Must be 21 years of age or older.Must have a valid drivers licenseHigh school diploma or GED relevant human services experience required, Bachelor's degree preferredPrevious experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.Must be able to become MAPS certified upon hire.Day shifts start after 2 weeks of paid orientation training, 8AM - 4PMDevereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate's understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.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.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Worcester , Direct Support Professional - Fentress House Day S, Other , Rutland, Massachusetts

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