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Residential Counselor

Residential Counselor Starting Hourly Rate is $15 per Hour
Are you interested in joining a brand new program that will give you the opportunity to grow in the world of a Residential Counseling? Do you want to join a rapidly growing team that strives to keep abreast with new research, adhere to a solid ethical code, and offers compassionate services designed to uplift and care for the youth population?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Residential Counselor for Devereux has its Advantages
As a Residential Counselor, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share the passion for helping youth that are in need. We offer: An organization that is forward thinking, a group of like-minded peers to knowledge share thoughts and ideas, and lastly, an organization that cares about the people that we serve.
Assists in the planning, implementation of recreation, social and other developmental programs.
Supervises and counsels clients during free time and planned activities.
Assumes leadership responsibilities as assigned.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey provides programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with IDD. Located in
Hillsborough, NJ , this position is responsible for demonstrating competency in developing and implementing behavior support programming, habilitation goals and objectives, and creating therapeutic environments.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission : Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives ? by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click here to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org .
Keywords: Direct Support Professionals, Residential Counselors, Home Health Aids, Counselors, Certified Nursing Assistant.
Requirements
Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field and 1 year of Direct Care experience in the IDD field working with children OR
High School diploma and 3 years of experience working in the DDD field working with children.
Have a Valid NJ Driver's License.
Have a strong passion for working with and helping children with special needs.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Interested in this role?
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is currently scheduling interviews for full time and part time shifts available. Please apply to this ad to be considered for an interview.
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux 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.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE


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