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If working with children and adolescents with challenging behaviors is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working with our Respite team!
Our Respite Team Leader...
Leads the establishment and maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the respite setting.
Protects health and safety of clients assisting Program Coordinator with the supervising, planning, and implementing of program activities.
Assists in providing direct supervision to children and models and coaches proper behavior management techniques for Respite DCPs.
Participates as a member of the Respite team and maintains a team environment.
Serves as a role model mentor leader, and/or trainer to Direct Care personnel.
Serves as a backup to the Program Coordinator.
Located in Scottsdale, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona’s Respite program provides temporary rest or relief. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Through the Respite program, the kids get to enjoy group activities and go on field trips to museums, roller skating, and more! In this role you will actively assist the clients in the participation, involvement and routine of the Respite program. Having an energetic and creative approach while working with our kids, showing compassion and being a problem-solver to create a safe environment.
Pay rate starts at $13.00 per hour with an additional $2/hr shift differential for hours between Friday 3:00pm and Sunday 11:00pm!
Full Time Schedule: Friday 9am-10pm, Saturday 8am-10pm and Sunday 8am-9pm
Keywords: behavioral health technician, BHT, Respite, Behavioral Health, Weekends, Children, Adolescents, youth care worker
HS diploma or GED required
Two (2) years’ work experience in behavioral health service delivery
Demonstrated skills in the following areas: Therapeutic Interaction Techniques, Crisis Intervention Techniques, problem solving and critical thinking skills, communication skills to mentor and train, coach Behavioral Health Technicians.
Must be 21 years of age or older
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)
Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results and pre-employment physical
Must be available to attend 3 weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)
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 2019-7918
Category Direct Care
Position Type Full-Time