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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Certified Home Visit Specialist in Tampa, Florida


Must be certified as a Child Welfare professional by the Florida Board (CWCM, CWPI, CPI, etc.). Candidates must reside in Hillsborough Co., FL or nearby due to the area of coverage.

If ensuring the safety of children and helping to build strong families 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 Certified Home Visit Specialist.

Being a Certified Home Visit Specialist has its Advantages

As a Certified Home Visit Specialist 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 making a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support

  • Career growth and opportunities to work alongside other talented and advanced case management professionals in one of the top behavioral health agencies in the country

  • Sign-on bonus eligible, with excellent benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, and competitive retirement

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides services for children and families in the child welfare system, to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment so all children grow to their full potential. Based out of Tampa, FL, this position is responsible for visiting children and their families to ensure the safety and well-being of children placed under protective supervision due to abuse, neglect, or other forms of maltreatment. The Certified Home Visit Specialist will work with the assigned Case Manager to conduct home visits, update notes in FSFN as well as keep the primary CM and supervisor apprised of updates as it relates to the children and families.

Keywords: child welfare, social work, social services, social worker, child advocate, family advocate, BSW

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field.


  • Two years of experience working with children, adolescents and families is strongly preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Certification in Child Welfare required (CWCM, CWPI, CPI, etc.)

  • Valid Florida Driver's License

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.


  • Must be able to complete a 3-Day new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day

Posted Date 1 month ago (8/30/2021 12:54 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19716

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time