Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Licensing Specialist in Orlando, Florida

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Join Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!

Are you a dedicated child welfare professional who wants to improve the lives of children in the foster care system? If so, Devereux is offering an experienced, dedicated individual a chance to join our Central Florida team as Licensing Specialist, recruiting families and placing foster children in homes.

Being a Licensing Specialist has its Advantages

As a Licensing Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

Opportunities to make a positive impact on foster children and families

A chance to engage with the community and promote the importance and rewards of being a foster family

Professional growth and developed at the largest non-for-profit provider of services to children and families in Florida

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents to receive treatment and healing to help overcome the challenges they are facing. Based out of Orlando, FL, this position is responsible for placing foster children, recruiting foster families, facilitating MAPP classes and licensing homes across Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.*

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About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental Health, and child welfare.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Outstanding Employees

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers challenging and exciting work that positively impacts the lives of thousands of individuals, their families, and the community, each year. Our employees – especially those who work directly with the individuals in our care – are this organization’s most valuable resource.

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, our employees are proud to live and demonstrate our organization’s mission: to unlock and nurture human potential for people with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

*Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.


foster homes, foster parents, foster parent recruiting, foster parent training, therapeutic foster care, child welfare professional, MAPP, PRIDE certification.


  1. Must be able to complete a three day (Monday - Wednesday) new hire orientation; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm

  2. Bachelor's degree in Social Services or related field


  1. Certified Child Protection professional through the Florida Certification Board


  1. Minimum of 2 years experience working with foster families


  1. Must have a valid Driver's License