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Behavior Specialist

Company: Merakey
Location: Warwick
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a -Behavior Specialist -to join our team at our program in -New Castle, -Delaware. - This position will require working in New Jersey and Delaware. - - -The Behavior Specialist will be responsible for writing and implementing the behavior support plans for individuals who have IDD and a co-occurring mental health diagnosis. Plans will be written in compliance with state regulations and will be developed after the specialist has completed an assessment of the individual and consulted with the respective team. The specialist will participate in psychiatric appointments, behavior plan reviews, and will track and monitor behavior data. The specialist will consult ongoing with the individual and his or her team and will complete progress notes for all billable services. -$55,000/ annually. -Merakey offers competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more! - -To fill out an on-line application: - -Requisition number: 79121 -About MerakeyMerakey is a leading developmental, behavior health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. - - We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. - Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. - - At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. - - -Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse. -Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! - We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. - - Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must have a clear and valid driver's license
  • Masters Degree in Human Services, Education, Psychology, Social Work, or Special Education required
  • Experience working with adults with -IDD -and with mental health diagnosis or autism preferred

Keywords: Merakey, Wilmington , Behavior Specialist, Other , Warwick, Delaware

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