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Residential Counselor (Sparta, NJ)

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Kearny
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

NEW $1,500 Sign On Bonus Devereux's DSP hourly rate is starting at $16.85 and increases with education and experience Virtual Orientation Training! Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of individuals with intellectual/developmental/behavioral health disabilities? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential? 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. What Devereux offers YOU:

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective
  • A group of like minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health
  • Become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies
  • Working environment that is collaborative with multidisciplinary team
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Excellent benefit package/Health Insurance:Eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment:
  • Growth and training development
  • Paid Training
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • The ability to interface with many levels of Leadership What we look for in our Direct Support Professionals:
    • Ensure our individuals are safe and healthy while attending our day program.
    • Supervise, coach, and assist our individuals in achieving their goals for daily living skills, such as food preparation, cooking, cleaning, and shopping.
    • Supervise the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of our individuals.
    • Plan and participate in community-based jobs, volunteer opportunities, and outings for our individuals to be involved with.
    • Schedule and transport our individuals to and from day program. Direct Support Professional position is located in Sparta, Lafayette, Hardyston, NJ. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services. Governor Murphy's Executive Order 283 COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires unvaccinated staff without a medical or religious exemption requires the following:
      • Must receive the first dose prior to their start date, if you are receiving a 2 dose vaccine, your second dose is three weeks after your first dose.
      • You will also need to receive your booster shot by 3/30 or within 3 weeks of becoming eligible based on CDC guidelines, whichever is later. Currently those guidelines call for booster shots 5 months after receiving the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 months after receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The order requires all staff eligible receive the booster to be considered up to date on their vaccinations.
      • If you are already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, New York , Residential Counselor (Sparta, NJ), Other , Kearny, New York

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