Devereux's Brandywine Program, located in Glenmoore, PA is just minutes from Exton, PA and about 35 minutes from Reading, PA. We are always looking for part-time help and have full-time needs as well as a Direct Support Professional. We have most shifts available!
As a Direct Support Professional, you will be responsible for:
• Ensuring adolescents are safe, healthy and living in a clean environment.
• Assisting, supporting and instructing adolescents in self-help skills designed to encourage independence.
• Establishing and maintaining a therapeutic rapport with adolescents
• Accompanying adolescents on community life outings, medical appointments and other recreational activities.
This position may involve working with a child/adolescent with Disruptive behavior disorders including: conduct, oppositional defiant, attention deficit hyperactivity, post-traumatic stress, intermittent explosive, and affective disorders or History of sexual/physical abuse, school refusal, psychotic symptoms and fears/anxieties interfering with social functioning, moderate to severe psychiatric disorders, Neurological impairments, developmental disabilities, pervasive developmental disorders & Aspergers.
When you work with an industry leader, you come to expect more. At Devereux, we're proud to offer great opportunities for you to gain comprehensive training, career experience, growth, professional development and job satisfaction.
As a Direct Support Professional, you would be responsible for providing quality care and motivation to clients along with maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment.
The duties include:
Implementing programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of clients, ensuring clients are safe, healthy and living in a clean environment, assisting, supporting and instructing individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence, establishing and maintaining a therapeutic rapport with individuals, accompanying individuals on community life outings, medical appointments and other recreational activities.
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