Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Technicians - Second Shift in Scottsdale, Arizona

Pay rate of $14.00/hr with a $2/hr shift differential for hours worked between 3:00pm and 11:00pm

Condensed Schedules are 2:30pm-10:30pm with a 16-hour double shift giving you 3 days off a week!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona

(Scottsdale), is recruiting for dedicated, passionate reliable, and energetic,

Behavioral Health Technicians

for our 24-hour safe, secure, BMFL, Residential Treatment Center (RTC). The RTC campus includes a school, inside and outside recreational areas, cafeteria, nursing, psychiatry, and four dormitories on 10 acres. Our 48 bed RTC program serves kids ranging from 5 to 17 years old, which are currently experiencing significant emotional, behavioral and substance abuse challenges. They receive education on site, and each has an individualized treatment plan that supports the need for this high level of treatment, which also aides in their future success within the community. The RTC program provides:

  • Positive Behavioral Intervention Support is the Program Foundation

  • Strength Based Programing

  • On-Site Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

  • 24/7 on site Medical Staff (RN staff)

  • Masters Level Teachers and Clinicians

  • Food Services

  • Trained Behavioral Health Technicians

  • Recreational Therapy

  • Family focused/client driven environment

  • Large outdoor campus setting

Our kids are admitted to us for various reasons, but primarily due to significant trauma, substance abuse, Danger to Self (DTS) and Danger to Others (DTO) behaviors. Our BHT’s are empathetic, creative, and passionate about enriching the lives of those they serve.

They do this by providing a safe, high quality therapeutic environment, and establishing positive and professional relationships with each client. This is done by implementing the client’s treatment plan, following a daily schedule, our PBIS program, and our policies and procedures.

Our shifts vary afternoons and evenings with weekend hours. Shifts run 2:30pm-10:30pm with a double on the weekend, 7am-11pm We offer full-time schedules working 4 days a week.

*What is the potential for advancement for our BHT’s? *

Devereux offers our employees a fantastic opportunity to develop and advance their skills, and we truly want to promote from within. This often means your Supervisor’s, Coordinator’s, Manager’s and Director have gained their experience in this field starting as a BHT. Advancement from a BHT could be to a Lead BHT, where you develop management and supervisory skills. There is also a Campus Support position, or Program Coordinator role within the RTC setting, that take into consideration advancement from BHT’s.

We offer the opportunity to learn, grow, and accomplish the extraordinary. There is potential for management opportunities for those who are highly motivated, thrive in a high energy environment, and can work in leading-edge mental health and behavioral health care setting.

You will find that Devereux is successful when we are all have a shared understanding of our mission and values, which guide our culture.

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

The Devereux Arizona - Richard L. Raskin Treatment Network, founded in 1967, provides an array of behavioral health and social welfare services for children, adolescents and families. Locations are in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and Tucson and services include outpatient counseling, residential treatment, foster care, in-home services, special education, respite, and group care. These services are delivered by a diverse work force of over 300 dedicated and talented employees, who are supported by a strong team of local and national resources.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees. **It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician


HS diploma or GED required, Bachelor's in relevant field preferred.

Previous behavioral health work experience with children/adolescents required.

Valid driver's license required to transport clients.

The IDEAL candidate will...

Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete 2 weeks of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.**

Physical Requirements:

Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.**

Work Environment:

Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.**