The Adult Day Program Staff is responsible for providing daily activities within an adult day program for each individual to support and provide instruction for individual growth, a sense of community and instruction in independent living skills.# He or she is responsible for instructing consumer's vocational living skills, socialization skills, recreational and leisure skills and functional communication skills.# These instructional objectives will be part of the consumer's Individualized Service Plan (ISP) and instruction in the day program will be the Adult Day Program Staff's primary responsibility.# The day schedule will be 7:30a.m. " 4:00p.m; Monday - Friday. # Basic Qualifications # Education/Training: #High School Diploma required, or Associate's Degree in Education, Human Service Field, or Psychology preferred.# Certifications/Licensure:# A valid US driver's license and a minimum age of twenty-one (21) years old.# Must be capable of attaining approved Melmark driver status.# Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements. Successful completion of employer provided certification in CPR, First Aid, Crisis Intervention, and Melmark's Orientation Program and New Hire Onsite training program. Skill(s):# Must demonstrate strong reading, written and oral language skills.# Strong instructional skills with emphasis on Consumers who are emotionally, behaviorally, physically and/or developmentally challenged.# Experience or interest in the principles and application of Applied Behavior Analysis, curriculum and special education (Autism Spectrum Disorders).# Strong interpersonal skills are required.
Prefer at least one (1) year experience with specialized populations.# Advanced skills in educational and clinical services will be required in this role. Interrelationships:# Consumers served, families, program managers, and all other department staff. # #Salary:#High School Diploma - $17.31 per hour
VIEW JOBS4/26/2021 12:00:00 AM2021-07-25T00:00General Responsibilities # Assists the Director in overseeing and managing the operational functions of the Adult Services Day Programs. Ensures all program goals are met, all regulatory requirements are followed, and all staff duties are performed in a timely and accurate manner. Ensures the cleanliness and safety of the day programs. Ensures the highest level of care, service and engagement with the participants in the program area as well as identifying appropriate community activities and/or possible employment opportunities. Ensures that a continuous active treatment program is provided for all individuals to best enable them to attain and maintain the highest possible level of skill and independence. # Basic Qualifications # Education/Training:## Bachelor's degree required. #Master's degree preferred in human services discipline from an accredited college or university. Certifications/Licensure: #A valid US Driver's License and minimum age of twenty-one (21) years old.# Capability of attaining approved Melmark driver status preferred.# Successful completion of CPR, First Aid, Crisis Intervention.# Successful completion of Melmark Medication Administration Certification courses as needed.# Successful completion of all Melmark required training. Must have one of the following by 1/1/19 or within 120 days of hire if hired after 11/1/18: Hold a Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) credential from the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE); or Have been awarded a Basic Employment Services Certificate of Achievement or a Professional Certificate of Achievement in Employment Services from an Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) organizational member that has ACRE-approved training. Skill(s):# Knowledge of regulatory standards for PA's ODP 2380 regulations.# Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.# Requires strong interpersonal skills, good writing, communication and organizational skills. Experience:# A minimum of five (5) years experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities is required. ##A minimum of two (2) years of management experience is also required.## A minimum of two (2) years driving experience while holding a U.S. state vehicle driver's license is also required. #Melmark New EnglandBerwynPA
VIEW JOBS5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM2021-08-08T00:00Description
Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of the adults we serve? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.
Being a Program Supervisor has its Advantages!
As a Program Supervisor at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.
* Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.
* Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid
* Paid 2 week orientation.
* Quality Low-Cost Benefits, to include tuition assistance, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org
* A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals
Schedule for this position is
Week I: Sunday-Wednesday 7a-3:30p; Thursday: off; Friday 7a-3;30p; Saturday: off ;
Week II: Sunday: off; Monday -Wednesday: 7a-3:30p; Thursday: off, Friday - Saturday: 7a-3:30p
Our Adult Services Program is looking for a Program Supervisor for our on-campus program in Berwyn, PA.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Adult Services provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our main campus is located in Berwyn PA. Our dedicated team of over 600 staff ranging from highly-specialized clinicians and nurses to recreational and direct staff professionals, all work to one common goal the happiness, self-fulfillment and social integration of each adult in our community.
As a Program Supervisor you will supervise direct support professionals and direct the daily operation of assigned residential facility(s) to assure quality services that meet the therapeutic, social, emotional, health, and safety needs of the Individuals, in accordance with Devereux Philosophy of Care, established Center Procedures, Standards of Conduct, Best Practices, and regulatory requirements.
All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans, which have been tailored to address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention to ensure the safety of our employees and individuals served. This includes social distancing, increased professional cleaning and sanitizations, daily contact with local health departments, telehealth programs and supporting the physical and financial health of our team members.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:
* Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites
* Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs
* Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC
* Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients
Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:
* Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members
* Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services
* Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families
* Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong
* Be at least 21 years of age
* Must possess and maintain valid driver's license
* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in an area of human services
* Three (3) years of human service experience required
* At least one (1) year of supervisory experience 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 eight days of 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 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.
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 Behavioral Health changes lives - by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;
* Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.
* Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.
* Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
* Employee assistance / work-life balance program.
Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 2 days ago (5/10/2021 10:39 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-17733
Category Program Mgmt
Position Type Full-Time
VIEW JOBS5/1/2021 12:00:00 AM2021-07-30T00:00# # General Responsibilities # The Program Coordinator is responsible for the operation of the program room under the direction of the Director of the Adult Day Community Program.# The Program Coordinator serves as a Homeroom Instructor and also designs Program room programs, evaluates abilities, and recommends goals for each individual#s ISP.# The Program Coordinator is responsible for assuring Instructors and Program Room Assistants of the program are trained in carrying out Ch.2380 regulations, as they apply to the successful operations of the program. # Basic Qualifications # Education/Training:# Bachelor#s degree preferred. An associate#s degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university and 4 years of work experience working directly with persons with disabilities.# # Certifications/Licensure: A valid driver#s license with a minimum of two years driving experience.# Successful completion of employer provided certification in CPR and First Aid and Crisis Intervention.# # Must have one of the following by 1/1/19 or within 120 days of hire if hired after 11/1/18: # Hold a Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) credential from the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE); or Have been awarded a Basic Employment Services Certificate of Achievement or a Professional Certificate of Achievement in Employment Services from an Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) organizational member that has ACRE-approved training. # # In addition, successful completion of employer provided Medication Administration certification is preferred. # Skill(s):#Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office. The ability to train and supervise peers and aides is a required.# Also, must have strong interpersonal skills. # Experience:#Prefer at least three (3) year experience with specialized populations.Melmark New EnglandBerwynPA
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