Vanderheyden Hall - Terrible management and unsafe practices | Glassdoor
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"Terrible management and unsafe practices"

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Former Employee - Direct Care Worker in Wynantskill, NY
Former Employee - Direct Care Worker in Wynantskill, NY
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Vanderheyden Hall full-time (More than a year)

Pros

-Clients are fantastic.
-The actual job is fairly straightforward
-The campus is clean and in a nice, quiet area

Cons

-Poor management
-Unappreciative of employees
-Unsafe practices
-Lots of power struggles
-Immaturity and office gossip is very prevalent
-Discriminatory attitude
-Inconsistent with expectations
-High turn-over rate

Advice to Management

Spend more time empowering your employees and less time engaging in scare-tactics and intimidation.

Other Employee Reviews for Vanderheyden Hall

  1. "very demanding, rewarding work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Supervisor in Wynantskill, NY
    Former Employee - Staff Supervisor in Wynantskill, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Vanderheyden Hall full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    rewarding to work with clients
    support between co workers
    management is open to criticism from certain people

    Cons

    benefits and pay
    long hours
    difficult to have a work/life balance


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing opportunity to impact a life"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Psychologist in Wynantskill, NY
    Current Employee - Psychologist in Wynantskill, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vanderheyden Hall full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Leadership
    Passionate Staff
    Staff Training
    Competitive Salary
    Rewarding Careers
    Job Opportunity
    Excellent Conditions
    Support
    So many opportunities to make a difference EVERY DAY

    Cons

    Can be stressful. The kids can certainly get rowdy and there are days where you feel frustrated and overwhelmed.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with staff in the school

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