Are you looking for a Full-Time employment opportunity? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents in a fun, active environment? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve! If you are searching for meaningful work that has a positive impact in the lives of others and are looking to develop or enhance your Patient Care, Behavioral or Psychological skills, then Devereux is for you!
Evenings > 2:30 PM-11:00 PM (Highly Preferred)
Nights > 10:45 PM - 7:15 AM
Starting pay: $16.25*/hr., plus additional $ for experience & shift differentials.
**The shift differential rates are subject to change based on Devereux Program and Staffing Needs.
Being a Direct support Professional has its advantages.
As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids in a Mental Health setting. We offer:
- Opportunities to learn and grow in Behavioral & Mental Health.
- Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills.
- Being part of an interactive and supportive team that includes nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!
- The ability to have influence in our clients' treatment plans.
- Evidence based and trauma informed practices.
As a Direct Support Professional, you will assist in daily living activities, including emotional and behavior support & management, health and hygiene management, cleaning, and recreational activities for the individuals we serve. You will actively mentor, coach, monitor, re-direct and support our individuals and maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional and personal needs of the population we serve. You will also be responsible for accurate documentation, including, but not limited to, shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports. The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model; have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with behavioral differences.
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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.
Location: 1291 Stanley Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152