Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Caregiver and Post Adoption Specialist in Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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Join Devereux Community Based Care!

If ensuring the safety of children and helping to build strong families is your mission, then Devereux Community Based Care has an opportunity that will interest you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate person to be a Caregiver and Post Adoption Specialist.

Being a Caregiver and Post Adoption Specialist has its Advantages

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

  • Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support

  • Ways to help children reach their full potential and achieve their goals

  • Unique rewards that come from seeing families improve and flourish with the services you provide

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides services for children and families to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment so all children grow to their full potential. Based out of Fort Pierce, FL, this position serves as the agency liason to all caregivers, foster care, case management, and adoption service providers.

Keywords:

child welfare, social work, social services, social worker, child advocate, family advocate, BSW, MSW.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Community Based Care 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.*

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work:

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About Devereux CBC

Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast provides oversight and coordination of the child-welfare system in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. At any given time, there are about 1,300 abused, abandoned or neglected children in our care. We are responsible for the safety and well-being of each one of them. We meet this responsibility through a mix of direct and contracted services. If you think about it in terms of building a house, we are the general contractor of the child-welfare system. The system is the house, we are the contractor, and our network of service providers are the subcontractors we pull together to make the house strong and ready to live in. Devereux CBC offers a full range of care for children, adolescents, young adults and family members in Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast. We offer our services through a wide variety of approaches including in-home parenting and prevention services, family preservation, case management, residential programs and extended foster care services for teenagers and young adults.

Our Outstanding Employees

Devereux CBC 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 CBC, 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 CBC to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Requirements

*Position may be located in Port St. Lucie or Martin Co.*

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field

required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of professionally related post-degree experience

required .

  • Experience in community development and in-kind procurement, the foster care and adoption system, and working with grant funded programs

preferred

Certifications / Licenses:

  • Child Welfare Case Management certification

preferred

  • Must possess a valid FL drivers license

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux 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.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE