Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Supervisor (Evening) in Kennesaw, Georgia


Are you a dynamic Leader looking to join an organization that will value your skills and abilities? Do you have experience supervising others and proven success in the oversight of operations to ensure quality programming, regulatory compliance, adherence to policy and procedures and training/mentoring staff?

Being a Program Supervisor in our PRTF program will give you an opportunity to grow your professional skills...

Responsibilities include:

  • Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid and more!

  • Providing quality care and motivation to the children and adolescents we service.

  • Supervising Direct Support Professionals and providing mentorship.

  • Implementing programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of clients.

  • Assisting, supporting and instructing individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence.

  • Establishing and maintaining a therapeutic rapport with individuals.

We are seeking a Program Supervisor for Evening (2nd) shift to oversee operations in our Psychiatric Residential Intensive Treatment Program (PRTF), dedicated to our adolescent/young adult clients, ages 10 to 21 years of age.Program Supervisors oversee, support, supervise and act as a resource to direct support staff and individuals served. Administrative tasks are also required as needed.

Hours for Evening/2nd shift: Typically 2:30pm to 11:00pm. On-call, weekend availability and some holidays required.

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. Our beautiful campus offers a serene, wooded setting with a swimming pool, volleyball court, tennis court, playing field, lake and playground which allow our youth to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities.

Keywords: human services, manager, management, supervisor, behavioral health, residential treatment, adolescent, psychology, mental health, recreation, group home, #ZR

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in the field of counseling, mental health, social work, psychology/sociology, rehabilitation, special education, or human services field preferred; OR Some college education w/60 college credits in human services preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred (degree); or four (4) years of supervisory experience in a mental health related discipline required (non-degree); Direct care experience with the I/DD (intellectual/developmental disabilities) population, specifically children and adolescents 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.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children living with emotional and behavioral differences.

  • 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 requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires all employees to be fully vaccinated on or before March 15, 2022 . If already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting

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.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/6/2022 3:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19642

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time