Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

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Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19063

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Assistant Program Supervisor

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Media, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/15/2018

Join Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of the adults we serve? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being an Assistant Program Supervisor has its Advantages

As an Assistant Program Supervisor at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

· Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field

· Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid

Adult Services is looking for an assistant program supervisor for a group home located in Media.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Adult Services provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our main campus is located in Berwyn PA. Our dedicated team of over 600 staff ranging from highly-specialized clinicians and nurses to recreational and direct staff professionals, all work to one common goal the happiness, self-fulfillment and social integration of each adult in our community. As an assistant program supervisor you will be part of ratio and will assist with supervising the operation of the assigned residential facility to ensure provision of quality services in accordance with Devereux policies and Center procedures.

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 7,000 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.

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, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

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Be at least 21 years of age

Must possess and maintain valid driver's license

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services

Six months of human service experience required

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete eight days of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

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