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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Spanish Speaking Assistant Program Director in Victoria, Texas

Description

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

In response to the humanitarian crisis at America’s ports of entry, Devereux will be providing short-term shelter care services for unaccompanied children who have come to the United States without a parent or legal guardian. Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and educational services for unaccompanied children, with intense supports for their social and emotional health. We will also ensure they receive excellent and immediate physical healthcare including pediatric, dental and nutritional supports for every child.

Devereux’s ultimate goal is to ensure every unaccompanied child who receives our services is successfully and quickly discharged into the loving care of their family sponsor and, during the short time they are with us, have received best-in-class medical, therapeutic, recreational and educational services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey. This is a very high benchmark to set, but we have already begun partnering with leading legal defense nonprofits to ensure children in our care have access to the finest immigration advocates and supports our country offers.

Being a Bilingual Assistant Program Director has many advantages

As a Bilingual Assistant Program Director at Devereux, you will be a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, experts who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective

  • A group of like-minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health

  • The opportunity to become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies

  • Working environment that is collaborative with multidisciplinary team

The Assistant Program Director supports the Program Director and serves as a secondary liaison with Short-term Shelter program. He/she is responsible for operation, assessment, planning, and evaluation of the children refugee’s residential, education, case management and clinical services, and for providing leadership needed to deliver quality programming and treatment. He/she will recognize problems in program delivery and respond proactively. The Assistant Director will help establish effective outcome measures to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Short-term Shelter program/clinical services. He/she will supervise, develop and coach staff, as well as managers. Additionally this leader will help to interact with all regulatory agencies and ensure compliance with applicable regulations.

Keywords: Assistant Program Director, Assistant Operations Director, behavioral health, mental health, Assistant Residential Director, clinical services, case management, human services, child welfare administration, bilingual, Spanish

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, sociology or other relevant behavioral science field

  • 5 years of progressive employment experience with social services or childcare agency or organization

  • 5 year experience as a supervisor in a residential facility

  • 3 years in supervisory/management experience in mental health setting (preferred)

  • Be bilingual in English/Spanish and minimum 21 years of age

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.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

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

Posted Date 2 months ago (5/21/2020 1:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-12002

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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