This position is field based, providing transportation to clients throughout Gilchrist, Dixie, Levy, and Columbia counties. Percent of coverage is approximately 3 days in Lake City areas and 2 days in Trenton areas.
If supporting the mission of ensuring the safety of children and helping to build strong families is your passion, then Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has an opportunity for you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate person to be a Family Support Worker (Transporter).
Being a Family Support Worker (Transporter) has its Advantages
As a Family Support Worker at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need of support
The rewards of seeing families improve and flourish with the services we provide
Excellent benefits including low-cost, high coverage Health Insurance, generous time-off, and competitive retirement
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides child welfare and case management services for children and families, to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment, so all children can grow to their full potential. Based out of Lake City and Trenton, FL, this position is responsible for transporting children and adolescents referred by the child welfare system safely and timely to and from medical appointments, family visitations, and court dates throughout Gilchrist, Dixie, Levy, and Columbia counties.
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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
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One (1) year of related experience (i.e., working with youth and families and/or transporting clients)
Prior experience with car seat types, installation and expiration dates
Valid Florida Driver’s License;
Class B CDL Driver’s license with passenger endorsement preferred
Must be able to attend a 3-day, new hire orentation class, Monday - Wednesday, 9:00am - 5:00pm ET
About the Organization: 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.
EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE