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Devereux Pennsylvannia Pocono Programs and Services ATF/Clubhouse Day Program Residential Hybrid FT in NEWFOUNDLAND, Pennsylvania

ATF/Clubhouse Day Program Residential Hybrid FT Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Newfoundland, PA 18445 Apply On Company Site *Job *Company Description: Are you ready to make a positive impact working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities? Do you enjoy working in a fun environment that has a positive impact on the community? If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team! Being a Direct Support Professional has its Advantages As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer: *Opportunities for professional growth and development *Work location: ATF Newfoundland Full time * *Time-Off Benefits Sellback Program Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pocono Center provides programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities. Located in Newfoundland, PA, this position is responsible for assisting individuals with activities of daily living and promoting growth in the areas of functional skills, personal needs, communication, and personal adjustment. Click here to see why we are a great place to work: Learn More about Being a Direct Support Professional at Devereux! As a Direct Support Professional, you will: *Actively assist the clients in your care with their individualized plans for daily life. *Ensure individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment. *Assist in the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of the client. *Plan and participate in group outings for clients. *Work in the day program and also a residential program. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required, Valid Drivers License required. One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, or adults preferred. 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: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 50 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. Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches. Company Overview: 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 Behav