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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Foster Care Admissions and Recruiter Trainer Hiring Event SEPTEMBER 18 10AM-2PM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Devereux Philadelphia Foster Care

Accepting applications for Recruiter Trainer & Admissions Specialist

Wednesday, September 18 th , 10am-2pm

RSVP Marissa at 610-431-8144/




Park in the parking garage. Building Three is at the bottom of the hill past the parking garage. There is an Eastern University sign in front of the building. When you enter the building, use the call box on the window to your right and follow the prompts to locate Devereux then push the call button.

As part of the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania continuum of care, our foster care programs operate with the belief that all individuals deserve a loving, supportive and nurturing family – and a positive home environment – to help them reach their unique potential. Devereux impacts the lives of thousands of children in the foster care system every year. We care for youth – from infancy to 21 years of age – who have been removed from their biological families due to abuse or neglect, and who have been diagnosed with emotional, behavioral and/or cognitive differences.

Great benefits!

Tuition assistance!

Generous paid time off!

Flexible work schedule that could include evenings and some weekend work based on needs and schedule of clients

Professional development and advancement opportunities

Coordination and exposure to external customers and the community

We currently have a need for a Recruitment and Training Specialist within our Therapeutic Foster Care Program. The schedule is flexible and you would have the ability to create your own schedule based on the needs of foster parents/clients. This will include some evenings and weekend work. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, great organizational skills, ability to be responsible and work independently and be able to deal with a variety of personalities and socio-economic levels.

Recruiter/Trainer responsibilities:

  • Recruit Foster Parents

  • Provide training and learning modules to new and existing foster parents

  • Maintain data and documentation associated with completion and compliance of required training

We are currently seeking an Admission Specialist position with our Philadelphia based Therapeutic Foster Care Program. The position will work out of offices located at Three Falls Center on Henry Avenue in Philadelphia. Work Schedule requires some flexibility-hours will extend into evenings with a likely 3-11pm shift. These later hours are flexible in terms of where they can be located. There is also the possibility of rotations between night and day shifts with-in this position.

Admissions Specialist responsibilities:

  • Intake and evaluation of clients for admission and placement in foster care

  • Data tracking and maintenance of referral information/placement

  • Physical hospital and site visits to hospitals and homes to coordinate admissions process if needed.

  • Basic administrative work

Keywords: Recruiter, Trainer, Foster Care, Learning, recruitment. social work, BSW, psychology


Admissions Specialist

EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in a human services related field required.

EXPERIENCE: Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position). Strong organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines

Recruiter/Trainer Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in staff training and development, education, or related field required.

EXPERIENCE: At least one year of previous experience conducting staff training and development, preferably in a health care setting. Preferred instructor's certification in First Aid, CPR, and Crisis Prevention/Intervention. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position).

Valid driver's not required

Company Overview

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.

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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 2019-7613

Category Support

Position Type Full-Time