Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

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United States

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01543

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Assistant Program Manager

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Rutland, Massachusetts

Posted: 11/12/2018

If working within a short-term female residential continuum care program with girls ages 13-21 years old sounds like a challenging and rewarding career then West Side is the program for you! West Side caters to females who are emotionally and behaviorally deregulated. The program uses a DBT model which helps to identify the skills and assist our students in making a successful transistion.

The maximum census at West Side is 24 students and it operates under a staff to student ratio of 1:3. The program's primary objectives include reducing or eliminating challenging behaviors and increasing the use of social skills and coping skills. You will play a key role in the development of age appropriate functional living skills and increased independence in completion of tasks of daily living amongst other other essential goals.

Being a Assistant Program Manager at Devereux has its Advantages.
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. You will supervise staff, run shifts, assist the Program Manager with development of programming for the unit and attending Treatment Reviews as part of the milieu team. You will have opportunities to interact directly with clients as well as staff.

While the pace can be hectic some times, the environment is rewarding, as all staff members work as a team to promote the well-being of the children and adolescents we serve. Other advantages include:

- 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.

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.

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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

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.

Click here to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

Keywords: supervisor, residential, social work, direct care, human services, social skills, advocacy, adolescents, child care, behavior, management, manager

Job Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience working directly with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to be flexible, patient, energetic, and creative
  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping adolescents/adults with special needs
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Valid driver's license

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