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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Technicians in Tucson, Arizona

Description

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? How about spending time mentoring and having fun with kids?

Then being a Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux is for YOU! Prior experience working with children - babysitting, school programs, summer camps - and a desire to help kids is what we are looking for!

Being a Behavioral Health Technician has its advantages

At Devereux, you’ll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human services fields.

  • Fun, fast-paced supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process.

  • Opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills and be a positive role model.

  • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments.

  • Generous Employee Referral Program with a fast payout milestone

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at benefits.devereux.org).

Available Shifts : Full/Part Time, On-Call, Overnights, and Seasonal/Summer

Payrates :

  • Respite Program - $13/hr base pay + $1/hr shift differential for hours worked btw 3pm–7am. Additional $ for education/experience.

  • Brief Intervention Program - $14/hr base pay + $1/hr shift differential for hours worked btw 3pm–7am. Additional $ for education/ experience.

**In addition to the above, your base pay will have an additional $.25 added to it (90 days-Full Time; 500 hours-Part Time)!

  • Must remain in positive standing with the organization, up to $16/hr.

As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will actively assist clients in the participation, involvement and routine of their individualized program. You will work directly with the children/youth to be seen as a positive role model, dedicated and truly caring about their well-being. You will assist and support the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of individuals.

Keywords: youth worker, direct care worker, behavioral health technician, direct care professional, residential counselor, mental health technician, mentor, caregiver, respite, summer, seasonal, overnight

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

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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • HS Diploma or GED required

  • Must be available to attend 1-2 weeks of required paid orientation training plus additional 2-3 weeks on the job training

  • 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

  • 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

Posted Date 3 months ago (6/21/2021 5:18 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18529

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time

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