Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Mental Health Technicians - Full Time in Kennesaw, Georgia

Career opportunities in Behavioral Health---- Full-TIme on 2nd shift (2:30pm-11pm)

Do you enjoy an active environment that keeps you engaged and is consistently allowing you to develop and learn? Are you looking for an opportunity that will allow you to be a mentor, support and make a real difference in someone’s life?

If you answered YES to either of these questions,

then Devereux is the place for you to begin your career!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is looking for dedicated, energetic professionals with a passion to support children and adolescents with psychiatric, emotional and behavioral disorders.

High School Diploma required but Bachelor’s degree preferred, experience with children/adolescents preferred, a valid driver’s license and must be at least 21 years of age. NEW COLLEGE GRADUATES WELCOMED!

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Competitive pay and best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options

(benefits.devereux.org)

  • Comprehensive on-the-job training

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges. We are part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, which has been providing treatment, education and vocational services for more than 100 years. Devereux is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit behavioral health organizations, giving Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia access to national experts from across the country.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health. We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit 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.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives- by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behaviorla or cognitive differences.

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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Care Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Mental Health Technician, Behavioral Technician, new graduate, psychology, human services, sociology

Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required,

Bachelor's degree preferred in relevant field (Psychology, Sociology, Human Services) .

One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Two (2) years of experience preferred.

Must be at least 21 years old

Valid Driver's License

Computer skills for documentation and incident reporting

Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.

Have a strong passion for working with and helping children

**Will complete an extensive 2 week training program from 8:30-5:30pm on our campus in Kennesaw

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