Behavioral Support Staff

Easterseals UCP, is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Behavioral Support Staff to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary team designed to provide crisis interventions and support to children and adults.

 What You’ll Do:

As a Therapeutic Support Staff member at Easterseals UCP your care will follow the progress of patients and make adjustments to the care provided as necessary make a positive difference in the lives of the people you will be assisting.  We provide the highest quality of care to all guests and maintain effective, positive, and quality operations at our center. Our team provides therapeutic support and care for our individuals with co-occurring developmental disabilities and mental health vulnerabilities who are visiting our resource center for planned or crisis stays. Your services will help maintain consistent therapeutic engagement with guests throughout the course of the day, from facilitating therapeutic groups, leisure time, outings and meal prep. You will collaborate with staff and help clients find benefits or community services.

How You’ll Benefit:

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn an hourly salary based on your experience $20.00/hr.  This is a full-time position, plus enjoy a Wednesday 730a – 4pm, Thursday, Friday, and every other Saturday and Sunday 730a – 6p. We offer competitive benefits to benefits eligible positions.

 This role offers paid training and professional development.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Mileage reimbursement! Or use of an Agency Car at this location
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness qualifier
  • We also offer PAID CLINICAL SUPERVISION TOWARD FULL LICENSURE, or up to $65/week toward outside supervision 

What We’re Looking For:

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in a supportive environment for individuals who may experience behavioral or mental health crisis, have a passion for helping others, have experience with MS Office suite and data entry, plus strong verbal and written communication skills. We also require the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related Human Services Field
  • 2 years’ experience with supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health conditions required
  • Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and a clean driving record
  • Recent College Graduates interested in pursuing Graduate Level Programs in Social Work/Psychology/OT/PT or Nursing encouraged to apply

 If you’re seeking a rewarding opportunity to make a massive difference in the lives of the community through the START model, please apply now at 

 About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!