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Leake and Watts Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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  1. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learn a lot about people with developmental disabilities.

    Cons

    Not paid enough for the work we had to do


  2. "okay .."

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    Current Employee - Interventionist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Interventionist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Leake and Watts full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    can help others who really need the help

    Cons

    poor management / organization
    not enough pay

    Advice to Management

    pay more

  3. "What we do there and what we stand for is amazing, program (POH) is extremely unorganized."

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    Former Employee - Youth Care Counselor in Yonkers, NY
    Former Employee - Youth Care Counselor in Yonkers, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Leake and Watts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You learn about many cultures and is pushed to the extent of you're work ethics. Pay increases yearly, you can move up fast.

    Cons

    Supervisors play the 'favorite' game. The program is unorganized and rules are made up as the program goes along. They don't follow protocol issued by state.

    Advice to Management

    Get new management.


  4. "Per diem"

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    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional in Yonkers, NY
    Current Employee - Direct Support Professional in Yonkers, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leake and Watts part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You learn a lot from other staff and individuals you service.

    Cons

    Too many people want power, too much gossiping, some rules are not enforced and culturally there is more of one culture than any other.

    Advice to Management

    Make it more culturally divirsified and sensitive for the individuals; Also respect and don't pass judgement when you don't know someones situation.


  5. "Hey"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leake and Watts full-time

    Pros

    Great benifits for employees medical

    Cons

    Lots of favorites and unfair treatment from upper management


  6. ":)"

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Yonkers, NY
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Yonkers, NY

    I have been working at Leake and Watts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I love the different opportunities to work with different children from all walks of life.

    Cons

    There is not the best communication here and people seem to be cut throat.


  7. "Teacher Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leake and Watts full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some coworkers are supportive
    Pay is better than some schools

    Cons

    Administration is not supportive
    Pay doesn't equate the stress
    Competitive environment/unprofessional environment

    Advice to Management

    Be supportive of your employees who deal with enough stress without unnecessary stress from you. Stop showing favoritism and treat all employees equally and fairly.

  8. "Great place to build teaching resume"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great staff, always helpful. Tuition reimbursment. Excellent facilities.

    Cons

    Students are tough, but with their unfortunate backgrounds and circumstances it is expected.


  9. "Direct support professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay and a variety of shifts available

    Cons

    Not enough managerial support for workers


  10. "Case Planner"

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    Former Employee - Case Planner in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - Case Planner in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The job provides some Flexibility

    Cons

    The pay does not reflect the work load

    Advice to Management

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