Children's Direct Support Professional

Beacon Light Behavioral Health System Youngsville , PA 16371

Posted 3 weeks ago

$1,000 Commitment Bonus Available

Our organization strongly believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. We are seeking responsible, caring, and compassionate direct support professionals to join our team. The ideal job candidate will be highly dependable and have a passion for helping those with intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, and behavioral health needs to live a more fulfilled and happy life. Working with the individuals in a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility, you will assess his/her needs and tend to them accordingly with the goal of fostering a positive, encouraging environment and supporting individuals with social, emotional, and behavioral needs. You will assist individuals in becoming more integrated in their communities by maximizing their strengths, interests, and abilities. Responsibilities also include daily living activities as needed, planning activities, supervision of individuals, documentation, passing medications, crisis management, planning therapeutic activities, etc. You will provide behavioral and therapeutic interventions under the supervision of a Master's level Therapist.

Work Hours:

  • Must be willing to work 2nd shift, weekends, and Holidays as well as occasional overnights.

This position requires:

  • A High School diploma or equivalency

  • Applicants must be of age 21 per state regulations

This position prefers:

  • An Associate's or higher in a human service related field

  • A Bachelor's degree

  • Two years prior experience in a human service related field

  • Valid Driver's License with a clean DMV record


  • 13 PTO Days

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Long Term Disability

  • Free Meals

  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program (if you are eligible)

  • Free Parking

  • And More!

Travel Requirements:

This position requires an active driver's license and a DMV check that is clear. Position may require travel in the communities served. Travel to assist with individuals attending required appointments 5-10% of the time.

Beacon Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Joint Commission accredited, and a Trauma Informed Care agency providing the best support to our clients and staff.

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