Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional (Florida) in Orlando, Florida


Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children, adolescents and adults?

How about spending time mentoring and having fun with kids?

Then being a Direct Care Professional (DCP) at Devereux is for YOU! You belong here.

The Devereux Florida center provides a professional therapeutic environment for children, adolescents and adults who face significant emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges. Currently hiring for our two metropolitian areas - Orlando, FL & Viera, FL.

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/schools.

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

Position Details:

Salary: Starts at $16.25 - $19.89 / hour PLUS additional compensation: Shift differential (up to $2.00 / hour). Relevant experience in field (up to $2.00 / hour). Credit for higher education ($.48/hr for Bachelors degree; $.72 / hr for Masters degree).

Shifts: Currently hiring for 2nd (3:00pm to 11:00pm) and 3rd shift (11:00pm - 7:00am). Weekends required for full-time opportunities.

Benefits and Rewards

We strive to create an inclusive environment, and retain the talented employees who make our organization a great place to work. We offer:

  • Paid time off (24 days per year, increase with years of service); Sick time (64 hours per year)

  • Retirement – 403(b) through TIAA

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), pet insurance, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

  • eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs

  • ASCEND - Tuition Program You deserve to work somewhere that gives back to you! 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)! Learn morehere.

  • ASCEND - Student Loan Repayment - Let Devereux help pay back your student loans with student loan repayment! Learn more here.

  • Free access to Payactiv , a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

  • Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discounts – Available the first day of employment through Carebridge

  • Service Awards – All employees celebrating a five-year increment (5, 10, 15, etc.) anniversary receive taxable compensation in recognition of their long-term commitment to Devereux


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required or High School diploma with 12 years of Human Service experience.

  • Previous expereince 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.

  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Screen, Physical, and TB Test.

  • Valid driver's license - Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Must be able to drive a car and a passenger van (which holds up to 15 passengers).

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 1 year ago (1/30/2023 12:39 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-28856

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.