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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Foster Care Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona


Hiring Bonus: $500

Devereux Arizona’s Therapeutic Foster Care Program serves children ages 5 to 17 with significant behavioral and emotional needs, as well as adults. Individuals are referred to Devereux via Arizona behavioral health networks, and several tribal entities. Therapeutic foster parents are extensively trained to address each individuals' intense needs and work with them toward their treatment goals.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, the Foster Care Specialist trains, licenses (initial and renewal), and monitors foster homes in accordance with State licensure and Devereux requirements. This position also conducts licensing inquiries related to reports of non-compliance with licensure regulations and assists in recruitment and retention activities. The Foster Care Specialist works in office and in-home settings, as well as throughout Devereux Arizona, its premises, and the community.

Pay Range: $18 - $19.80 /hr.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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:

  • 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. Full-time employees in career-aligned tracks receive 100% of tuition, fees and textbook costs, up to $15,000 for undergraduate classes (annually), and $25,000 for graduate-level classes (annually)

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

  • Retirement , eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs, Service Anniversary Awards

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

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



  • Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)

  • HS Diploma or GED with one (1) year work experience working in human services (foster care preferred) OR Bachelor’s Degree in related field with no minimum experience requirement


  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

  • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions ( or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

  • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

  • Must attend New Hire Orientation (paid) Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

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.

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. Learn More:

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/9/2024 5:55 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-37265

Category Family Support

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.