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Direct Support Professional Palm Bay

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

As a Direct Support Professional,you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Entry-level position with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field
    • Formal leadership/development training program
      • Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies
        • Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employmentDevereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides programs and services for children and adolescents with autism. Located in Palm Bay, FL, this position is responsible for:
          • Supporting a therapeutic environment, while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve.
            • Assisting individuals in daily living activities, including health & hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, and recreation
              • Following and implementing behavioral support plansEducation:
                • High school diploma or GED required
                • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Social Work and experience in the field is preferredExperience:
                  • Certified Nursing Assistant with experience working with IDD, Mental Health and/or dually diagnosed populations is a plus but not requiredSchedule:
                    • Must be able to complete a 2-week (Monday - Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Orientations are offered in Orlando, FL and Titusville, FL.
                    • Must be able to work 1 weekend shift per week.
                    • 2nd shift: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, 3rd shift: 10:00am - 9:00am
                    • Must be able to work holidays.Other Requirements:
                      • Successfully pass Physical Abilities Test and Physical
                        • 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.
                        • TB Test & Flu Vaccine
                        • Valid driver's license
                          • Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Must be able to drive a car and a passenger van (which holds up to 15 passengers).Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $14.00 per hourBenefits:
                            • Dental insurance
                            • Employee assistance program
                            • Flexible schedule
                            • Health insurance
                            • Life insurance
                            • Paid time off
                            • Referral program
                            • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                              • Day shift
                              • Holidays
                              • Night shift
                              • Overtime
                              • Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. -All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management planApplication Question(s):
                                • Are you 21 years of age or older?
                                • Do you have a valid Drivers License?
                                • Do you have availability to complete a paid 2 week orientation Monday - Friday from 9-5pm?
                                • Do you have availability to work from 2pm-11pm or 10pm - 9am?Education:
                                  • High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location:
                                    • Multiple locations

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Palm Bay , Direct Support Professional Palm Bay, Other , Palm Bay, Florida

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