Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Learning Specialist in Kennesaw, Georgia


Do you have a passion for instruction and helping employees to expand their knowledge and skills? Are you a training professional who has experience implementing, planning and coordinating trainings? Do you enjoy orienting staff and improving job performance? Does your experience include facilitating New Hire Orientations? Are you experienced with developing and creating training programs?

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

Being a Learning Specialist has its Advantages

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

  • A great culture with a supportive team structure.

  • A wealth of resources and connection opportunities with our national network of Learning professionals

  • A chance to be part of something that helps kids in need

  • A challenging role with opportunity to grow and learn

  • A fun and fast-paced environment

Starting pay: $43,484 annually

Located in Kennesaw, GAthe Learning Specialist schedules and delivers training and development to Devereux employees and community programs (Specialty Foster Care and CCI Program) using a variety of instructional strategies and activities suited for adult learners. The Learning Specialist will monitor, evaluate, and record training activities as well as assist to create and develop training materials. In addition, the Learning Specialist will be responsible for new hire orientation, complete management and administrative tasks related to the Learning Management System (LMS), organizational compliance with licensing and training standards, entering, monitoring, analyzing and reporting data and file maintenance. The Learning Specialist will also help the Learning Manager to coordinate a team of certified trainers.

Some travel required to cover community programs. Travel will be within a 60 mile radius of the Kennesaw, GA location. A company vehicle is provided for travel purposes.

Interested in advancing your career? Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND - the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers - the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential.This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k reimbursed annually for undergraduate and $25k reimbursed annually for graduate) and student loan repayment! Learn morehere.

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 ofreporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.



EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Resources, Business, Human Services or related field AND two (2+) years of formal training experience, preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

EXPERIENCE: One to three years of experience in a behavioral health care setting. Previous experience as atrainer or presenter is preferred. Certification in several knowledge areas is preferred. (e.g. Safe and Positive Approaches, Suicide Prevention, New Directions, First Aid/CPR, etc.) Must have skill in MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel, general administrative and clerical skills and be willing to learn additional skills.

Other qualifications:

  • Some travel required to community programs (Specialty Foster Care and CCI Program). Travel is within a 60 mile radius of the Kennesaw campus. Company vehicle provided for travel purposes.

  • Must possess excellent public speaking skills, multitasking skills, problem-solving and interpersonal skills; written/verbal communication skills, planning and organizational skills are required.

  • Strong passion for training new staff and helping improve overall job performance.

  • Must be able to pass CPR certification and all in-house/company-wide certifications/trainings.

  • Be empathetic, a team player, creative and energetic.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children & adolescents & the ability to represent yourself as a positive role model.

  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; comfortable utilizing in-house computer applications also required.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

Posted Date 6 months ago (1/5/2024 3:23 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-34025

Category Learning

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

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.