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Adult Direct Care Professional - Night Shift

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Victoria
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Description:If helping people is your passion, then you will enjoy making a positive impact through this important and critical role!Being a Direct Care Professional has its Advantages:As a Direct Care Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:*$1000 Sign On Bonus after your first 90 days*- 11pm - 7am Overnight ScheduleA passionate and dedicated team of professionalsSupportive LeadershipAbility to be creative (we encourage it!)Ability to make a significant impact in our OrganizationIndustry leading Time off BenefitsDevereux's Victoria Treatment Program sits on 400 wooded acres dotted with vibrant wildflowers and native Texas wildlife, approximately 15 miles between Victoria and Goliad. Within this calm and tranquil setting, a therapeutic environment exists for children and adults with severe psychological, behavioral and/or developmental problems. A Direct Care Professional at Devereux is an important and impactful role that provides our clients (children, adolescents, and adults) with the guidance and support they need to lead empowering and fulfilling lives.Keywords: direct, care, dsp, caregiver, mental health, adolescentsQualifications:High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred in relevant field.One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults 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 required 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:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear; frequently required to grasp, reach, stoop, and bend; and occasionally required to climb stairs and/or ladders. An employee must also be able to follow oral and written instructions and procedures. *The employee is required to routinely perform light lifting and/or moving from 1 to 20 lbs., frequently perform moderate lifting and/or moving from 21 to 60 lbs., and occasional lifting and/or moving of greater than 61 lbs.; requires vision and physical ability to regularly operate Devereux equipment/vehicles; requires physical ability to successfully perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), First Aid procedures, and Crisis Prevention/Intervention (currently known as S.P.A.) techniques; and must be free of dependency and abuse of illegal or illicit drugs, alcohol, inhalants, and other chemical substances or controlled substances.*Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this position, an employee regularly works with clients with unpredictable behavior; works inside in areas that are adequately ventilated and lighted, frequently works outside while supervising clients in outdoor activities and may have exposure to changing temperature, humidity and weather conditions; may have occasional travel, as needed, off-site and escorting clients to appointments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, except during certain milieu activities when noise levels may be loud.In keeping with Devereux Texas Treatment Network's philosophy that each individual should be encouraged to reach his or her full potential, and in compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations or modifications will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to allow such individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role.Devereux 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.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Victoria , Adult Direct Care Professional - Night Shift, Other , Victoria, Texas

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