Direct Support Professional – Fitchburg CARES School

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health


Starting at $18 to $21.02 depending on relevant experience and education

$1,000 Sign on Bonus

Schedule: 8-4pm M-F

This position follows the public school holiday time off schedule

As a Direct Care Professional, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health – Massachusetts and Rhode Island provides programs and services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Located in Fitchburg, MA, this position is responsible for the safety and security of all youth as assigned and provides and ensures therapeutic interventions in a compassionate and safe environment.

Full-Time Benefits include (but are not limited to):

192 PTO hours/year plus 64 sick hours/year

Blue Cross PPO & High Deductible Insurance plans

Short & Long Term Disability, Dental, Vision, accident, identity theft, pet and more insurance options

Free Meals working in campus/group home settings

Tuition Reimbursement Program – undergraduate career track up to $15,000 annually of tuition/books/fees; graduate career track up to $12,500 annually of tuition/books/fees for full-time employees

Student Loan Repayment through SAVI: Full-time up to $5,200/yr, Part-time up to $2,600/yr

403b retirement account with guaranteed 3% employer contribution and potential for additional 2% match

Free Life Insurance up to 2x annual salary

Free Employee Assistance Program for help with mental health, work-life balance, general-wellbeing, and more

Discounts on Hotels, Rental Cars, Theme Parks, Electronics & more!

ASCEND – Tuition Program You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you! Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND – the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to fifteen thousand dollars annually for undergraduate and twenty-five thousand dollars annually for graduate) and student loan repayment, among other benefits!





Job Qualifications:

Must be 21 years of age or older

Driver’s license required

High School diploma or GED required

No experience needed, but preferred.


Must be able to complete 2 weeks, paid, orientation Monday – Friday from 8AM – 4PM in Rutland, MA.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 7 hours ago (6/11/2024 9:56 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-37858

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

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