Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Direct Care Worker
Sequel Youth and Family Services Prescott Valley, AZ
- Expired: May 05, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Why You'll Love This Job Entry-Level. $1,000 Sign-On Bonus. $17.50-22/ hr.
Weekend shift differentials. Make a difference in an unparalleled residential treatment center, complete with an equestrian program on a beautiful 120-acre campus. This tranquil group home setting surrounded by a National Forest is just 25 minutes from Prescott Valley, Arizona. We are hiring immediately for Direct Support Professionals / Direct Care Workers who have an interest in Mental Health and Social Services. Excellent training to help you be an effective caregiver for at-risk youth All shifts available, including 7am-3pm; 2pm-10pm and overnight Keep a healthy work/life balance with rotating weekends Daily pay option available Apply for this Direct Care Worker/ Caregiver position today! Hiring immediately. Responsibilities Direct Support Professional (DSP) Responsibilities Serve as a caregiver to supervise patient activity and monitor behavior at all times Implement, coordinate and engage in emergency and crisis intervention strategies and responses Assist in performing functional assessments of behaviors and developing intervention strategies Provide and/or accompany transport and supervision of patients to appointments, meetings and site trips Work with patients to ensure needs and schedules are met, and behavioral health plans followed as prescribed Support the Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, supervisors and the inter-disciplinary behavioral health and mental health teams, including social workers, case managers and others Required Skills Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required Associate degree OR previous experience in a mental health technician or social services role, such as a caregiver, direct care worker, direct support professional or other relevant position Ability to comprehend/demonstrate an understanding of the developmental milestones of children Current, valid state driver’s license; successful completion of background check and drug screen About Mingus Mountain Academy Mingus Mountain Academy is a residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally at-risk adolescent girls that helps them achieve a positive, healthy future.
Our program combines a positive culture, caring staff, careful medical treatment, individualized psychotherapy and education, and numerous activities, including our unique equestrian program. Because many of the students who come to us have experienced significant trauma, our treatment team is specially trained to address these issues within a safe, structured, and nurturing environment. An emphasis on family therapy fosters successful reunification with families.
In addition, three therapeutic group homes give students the opportunity to re-enter society, living in nearby communities and getting part time jobs if they wish, while continuing their treatment and education on campus.
Sequel Youth and Family Services
AddressPrescott Valley, AZ
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