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Mental Health Technician SIPP

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Devereux recently increased the starting pay for Direct Support Professionals to $14.00/hr and can range up to $17.33 with relevant prior experience,Bachelors/Masters degree and CNA or RBT. We also offer shift differentials! Differential pay can range up to $2.00 more for weekend 2nd shifts!Do you want to make a career that makes a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, join Devereux as a Direct Support Professional!Being a Direct Support Professional has its AdvantagesAs a Direct Support Professional, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Entry-level position with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field
  • Formal leadership/development training program
  • Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies
  • Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employmentDevereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral challenges. Located in Orlando, FL, this position is responsible for:
    • Supporting a therapeutic environment, while ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve.
    • Conducting daily living activities, including health & hygiene management, cooking, cleaning, and recreation
    • Following and implementing behavioral support plans
    • Documenting shift reports, incident reports, and individual progress notes.Keywords: mentor, youth counselor, direct care worker, direct care counselor, direct care professional, personal attendant, direct service worker, group care worker, residential counselor, mental health associate, behavioral health technician, hiring immediately, now hiring, orlando, pine hills, now hiring, job opportunity, direct careWhat is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.Qualifications:Education:
      • High school diploma or GED required
      • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Social Work and experience in the field is preferredExperience:
        • Certified Nursing Assistant with experience working with IDD, Mental Health and/or dually diagnosed populations is a plus but not requiredSchedule:
          • Must be able to complete a 2-week (Monday - Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Orientations are offered in Orlando, FL and Titusville, FL.
          • Must be able to work weekends.
          • Full-time: 40 hours/5 shifts per week, Part-time: 24 hours/3 shifts per week.
          • Must be able to work holidays.Other Requirements:
            • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test. Devereux requires all employees to obtain the annual Influenza Vaccine.
            • Valid driver's license
              • Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Must be able to drive a car and a passenger van (which holds up to 15 passengers).
              • 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.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Orlando , Mental Health Technician SIPP, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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