Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

12401

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Community Specialist - DayHab - Red Hook / Germantown / Hyde Park

Posted: 11/12/2018

Interested in talking to someone in person about a position with Devereux? We will be holding a Devereux Job Fair this Thursday, 11/8 from 8a-4p at our DayHab location at 23 Canfield Street in Kingston, NY. We will be conducting on the spot interviews for evening and overnight direct care position throughout the area. You must be 21 or older with a valid NY drivers license to work in our community homes, but 18-20 year olds, or those without a vaid license, may work on our campus in Red Hook. If you can't apply online beforehand we will have computers there for you to use! We hope to see you there!!

If you can't make it to our job fair this Thursday then stop by our campus instead at 40 Devereux Way in Red Hook, NY 12571 for our "Walk In Wednesday" events between 1pm and 5 pm every Wednesday this November and December! Our hiring managers would be happy to tell you more about our programs and will even be conducting some interviews on the spot for certain direct care positions! So stop by on Wednesday, we can't wait to meet you!

Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Community Specialist has its Advantages

As a Community Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

- Challenging and exciting work that has a positive impact on the lives of individuals, their families, and the community.

- A supportive team environment.

- A convenient weekday schedule, with day hours.

- A rewarding career while making a difference!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Community Specialists will be assigned to one of our community houses in the Red Hook, Germantown, or Hyde Park area and will transport individuals to our DayHab facility in Kingston, NY and throughout the surrounding community. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting program participants in developing and implementing their Day Habilitation Plan while helping them integrate into the community at large.

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.

Keyword Search: ADD, ADHD, Autism, Cognitive, Direct Care, Direct Support, Human Services, Special Needs, Treatment Team

Education: High School Diploma / GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Experience: One year experience with MR/DD population preferred. Must be 21 years of age and possess a clean driver’s license.

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