Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Manager - Discovery in Kennesaw, Georgia


Do you want to make a positive impact on children and adolescents living with mental and/or behavioral challenges? Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential? If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team at our beautiful campus in Kennesaw, GA!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia offers unique programs for intensive residential treatment on our campus, specifically, for youth ages 10 to 21 who are facing significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Each program is based on various assessments and criteria of the individuals we serve. Our Discovery Unit is designed for our preadolescent and early adolescent population, ages 10 - 13.

*Hours: Exempt position - Typically 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM. On-call, some weekend and holiday availabities.

*Starting pay: $50,000 Annually. Additional compensation for Experience & Master's degree or higher.

Being a Program Manager for our Discovery Unit has its Advantages!

As a Program Manager at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals in a collaborative environment who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A comprehensive benefits package, paid training, and opportunity for internal growth.

  • An opportunity to make a significant impact on children, adolescents and young adults who are living with an intellectual and/or development disability.

Reporting directly to the Program Director, the Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all services related to the Discovery Unit. You will work closely with other program and department managers, including our Education, Clinical and Recreational teams, to ensure quality of services, appropriate treatment and assessment for our clients. Additional responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Supervise the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of our individuals.

  • Attend treatment team meetings and actively engage in programming, fiscal and personnel activities for the Discovery Unit.

  • Participate in the hiring, supervising, coaching, and mentoring of our Direct Support Professionals who work on our campus.

  • Continuously provide expertise and support to the Devereux continuum of care including residential, community based programs, and treatment foster care.

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.



EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in the field of counseling, mental health, social work, psychology/sociology, rehabilitation, special education, or human services field required. Master's degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five (5) years experience in residential-based treatment facilities including management experiences, planning, resource allocations, staffing, budget, training, and performance management, specifically serving children and adolescents required. Direct work and management experience with behavioral healthcare, specifically children and adolescents preferred. Intellectual and Developmental Disorder (IDD) background preferred.

Other qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; leadership, relationship management, and multi-tasking skills are required.

  • Strong technical skills and ability to utilize in-house computer applications.

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

  • On-call, weekend availability and some holidays required.

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

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.

* For your protection, all DSPs will be fit-tested for the N95 mask. An N95 mask will be worn when working with children with infections. A medical evaluation will be completed, unless exempt under the standards.

Posted Date 2 months ago (5/13/2024 2:13 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-37298

Category Program Mgmt

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.