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Looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve!
Being an On-Call Respite Behavioral Health Technician for our Respite program has its advantages!
$12.00/hr starting pay rate (opportunity to pay for experience and/or education)
$1/hr shift differential for hours worked between 3:00pm-7:00am, 7 days a week!
Flexible Schedules! 2-3 shifts per week with additional shifts as needed based on program needs
Monday-Friday 7am to 7pm; 7am to 3pm; 2pm to 7pm
As an On-Call Respite Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:
An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process
The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills
Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills
The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans
A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment
And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!
Located in Tucson, AZ, Our Respite Program Respite serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. 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. Both forms of Devereux respite require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network.
As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will:
Protect the health and safety of clients while supervising and implementing program activities and managing client’s behaviors
Read and implement each client’s individualized treatment plan
Assist in planning programming
Be an active team member in carrying out treatment goals
Participate as a memberof the Respite team and maintain a team environment
Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Respite
High School diploma or GED required.
Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required
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.
Attend full time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm
Must be able to work a minimum of 2 shifts per month
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
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.
Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (10/8/2020 4:44 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-14024
Category Direct Care
Position Type On-Call