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 comunities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY?
DEVEREUX CA IS HOSTING A JOB FAIR WITH ON THE SPOT INTERVIEWS!
FRIDAY, MAY 18TH FROM 10AM-4PM
6980 FALBERG WAY GOLETA, CA 93117
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California located in Goleta, CA is hiring for DCS, PA, DSP, and DSP II, Direct Care staff work directly with the individuals we serve, therefore it is an important and impactful role that provides individuals with the guidance and support they need to lead empowering and fulfilling lives. Devereux CA supports adults with multiple diagnoses such as, autistic spectrum disorders, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, mental disorders, dementia and other cognitive disorders, mental retardation, developmental disabilities, and medical conditions. Programs include Residential, Adult Day Services, Respite Services and community-based Supported Living and Independent Living Services. Medical and Clinical Services are also available. Devereux's mission is to change lives and nurture human potential. Are you ready to take on this fulfilling and impactful role? Then come join us at our Open House on FRIDAY, MAY 18TH, 2018 anytime between 10a-4pm for an on the spot interview with a hiring manager.
- Entry level Direct care staff. No experience necessary. $11-11.50/hour
- Direct Care Staff-RCFE program. 1 year of experience in related field. $12-13.20/hour
- Direct Support Professional II. 1 year of experience in related field. $15/hour.
Are you a student? Devereux offers Tuition Assistance for those getting their degree in a related field, like Sociology, Psychology, etc.!
Devereux offers Excellent Benefits! Check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits. Great time off, competitive medical plans, commuting reimbursement, pension plan w/ employer match, domestic partner coverage, & so much more!
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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 comunities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees. **It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
All positions require HS/GED. Must be able to successfully pass a post offer pre-employment physical, TB test, drug screen, DOJ/FBI fingerprint check.
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 adults 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.
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.