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 provides short-term shelter care services for unaccompanied children who have come to the United States without a parent or legal guardian. Devereux provides 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.
Being a Bilingual Shift Supervisor has many advantages
As a Bilingual Shift Supervisor 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
Supportive leadership and paid training, including safe and positive approaches to crisis prevention and intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and supervisory excellence
A comprehensive benefit package, student tuition assistance, and opportunities for professional growth at one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country
The Bilingual Shift Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of all Youth Care Workers at Devereux CT during their shift. You will facilitate a structured schedule and collaborate with your team of Youth Care Workers to implement the activities on the schedule. You will maintain a nurturing environment within the shelter that is conducive to healthy emotional growth among and between the children. Administrative oversight of daily tasks and procedures. You may be expected to provide some weekend coverage. Bilingual Shift Supervisors report to the Program Director.
This is a second shift position with on call rotating weekends.
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.
The IDEAL candidate will...
Be 21 years of age or older (required)
Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with one year of related experience. Bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree with three years of related experience preferred
Be bilingual (English/Spanish)
Have a valid driver's license in the State of CT
Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor
Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays
Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/13/2022 10:06 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-22065
Category Program Mgmt
Position Type Full-Time