• Direct Care Professional (Bachelor's Degree)

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Rutland, MA 01543

    Job #2237849438

  • Description

    Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of youth and adults? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?

    If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!

    Being a Direct Care Professional has its advantages

    As a Direct Care Professional at Devereux, you'll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

    • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

    • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

    • Opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

    • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.

    • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at ~~~).

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Massachusetts and Rhode Island's main campus is located in Rutland, MA and provides educational services, residential and group home services and adult services to the most vulnerable members of our society in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

    As a Direct Care Professional, you will assist in daily living activities, including emotional and behavior support & management, health and hygiene management, cleaning, and recreational activities for the individuals we serve. You will actively mentor, coach, monitor, re-direct and support our individuals and maintain a safe and therapeutic treatment environment. You will also be responsible for accurate documentation, including, but not limited to, shift reports, incident reports and individual progress reports.

    Keywords: international, direct care, mental health, H4, F1, H1B, sponsorship, psychology, human services, childcare, child services, asd, idd, psychiatric, residential, dcp, dsp, mental health technician, behavioral technician, mentor

    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:~~~.


    • Must be 21 years of age or older

    • Must be able to obtain a Massachusetts driver's license within six months or hire.

    • Bachelor's Degree in psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field or High School Diploma with 12 years relevant Human Service experience required

    • Previous experience preferred working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.

    • Completion of Diana Screening Assessment

    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.

    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 6 months ago (8/3/2022 4:58 PM)

    Requisition ID 2022-25004

    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.