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

Description

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, MSW.

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

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:

  • 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.

Schedule:

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

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (4/29/2021 10:37 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-17486

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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