Direct Care Professional (Washington, CT) - Now Hiring
Danbury, CT 06813
**This is an awake shift**
Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the Direct Support Professional position will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.
We are seeking a Direct Support Professional who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Complete walk throughs (every 15 minutes) to ensure all students are present and accounted for
- Responsible for basic housekeeping including laundry, dishes, cleaning common areas, etc.
- Ensure safety requirements are met by securing all exterior doors and be alert for any unauthorized people/vehicles on campus
- Display effective problem-solving skills
- Effectively implement instruction appropriate to each child’s cognitive, emotional, social, and psychological development
- Communicate pertinent information to supervisors, clinicians, behaviorists, nurses, etc.
- Promote campus core values of fairness, honesty, respect, responsibility, and kindness
- Establish a safe, clean, nurturing and productive living environment
Learn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!
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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: .
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