Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional in Goleta, California


Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its Advantages!

As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer you the privilege of being able to work closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community, to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to improving their lives. At Devereux, we also offer:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our kid's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills.

As a DCP, you will also use your experience and education in Psychology, Sociology, Education or other related field to:

  • Actively assist our individuals with their individualized plans for daily living and ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment.

  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs.

  • Plan and participate in community outings, and schedule/transport our individuals to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs

  • Be a mentor to other staff and conduct observations and provide feedback for required trainings

  • Must be willing to work with individuals who may exhibit challenging and/or aggressive behaviors (paid training upon hire).

  • Must have comfort with hygiene care (bathing, showering, toileting, etc.)

Nestled near the beaches between the Pacific Coast and Santa Ynez mountains, Devereux California is a therapeutic behavioral health treatment facility offering residential services, community living, clinical services, and a vocational Day Program for adults with multiple diagnoses, including autistic spectrum disorders, emotional and/or behavioral differences, intellectual and developmental disabilities, dementia and other cognitive disorders. Located in Goleta, CA, this position is responsible for ensuring the safety and environment of our individuals, while supporting them with self-help skills designed to encourage independence.

General Shifts: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am. One weekend shift per week required

The Shifts for our Adult Day Program are Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. Learn more about our Day Program here:Devereux CA Adult Day Program

Starting Pay: $18.25/hr


  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required or 12 years of relevant Human Service experience.

  • Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.

  • Driver’s license is required.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/2/2024 6:23 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-38248

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.