This is a field-based position providing coverage to cases throughtout Putnam Co. This position is expected to pick up cases for St. Johns Co. in Feb. 2019, providing a 50/50 split between the 2. Candidates must be willing to travel within the area of assignment as needed.
If helping to build strong families in the community is your mission, then Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has an opportunity that will interest you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate person to be a Family Specialist (Case Manager).
Being a Family Specialist (Case Manager) has its Advantages
As a Family Specialist (Case Manager) at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
The rewards of seeing families improve and flourish with the services you referred them to
A chance to help children reach their full potential and achieve their goals
Excellent benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and competitive retirement
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides Family Preservation and Child Welfare case management services for children and families referred by the Department of Children and Families, to ensure a community without abuse, neglect or abandonment. Based out of Deland, FL and providing coverage throughout Putnam County (and St. Johns when assigned), this position is responsible for engaging the Family in the assessment process as well as the development of the initial Family Preservation Plan via a family team Meeting. They will work in conjunction with the Family Advocate to ensure necessary referrals are completed for external providers as appropriate and will complete necessary follow-up to ensure the needs of the families served are being met. The Family specialist will also maintain close contact with the assigned DCF investigator to ensure adequate updates are provided as to the family’s progress throughout participation in the Family Builders Program.
Keywords: case management, social work, social services, social worker, child welfare, child protection, child advocate, family advocate, family counselor, BSW, MSW.
Must be able to complete a three-day new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
Valid FL Driver's License required
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit 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, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 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.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
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.
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 screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2018-3562
Category Family Support
Position Type Full-Time