Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Community Specialist (DayHab) in Kingston, New York
Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities? Are you new to this field and want to learn more? Do you want to work somewhere where you KNOW you are making a difference every day?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
We are currently offering a $3,000 SIGN ON BONUS to brand new full time employees working over 37.5 hours per week or a $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS for part time employees working 20 or more hours per week
Being a Community Specialist has its Advantages
As a Community Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.
Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org
Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!
Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings!
A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals.
A convenient weekday schedule, with day hours.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Community Specialists will be assigned to our Red Hook campus or one of our community houses in the Red Hook, Germantown, or Hyde Park area and will transport individuals to our DayHab facility in Kingston, NY and throughout the surrounding community. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting program participants in developing and implementing their Day Habilitation Plan while helping them integrate into the community at large.
Learn more about working at Devereux
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More:https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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Education : High School Diploma / GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience : One year experience with MR/DD population preferred. Must be 21 years of age and possess a clean driver’s license.
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.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.
Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.
Posted Date 1 month ago (2/17/2023 5:02 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-29196
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time
The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
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