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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Bilingual Youth Care Professional-3rd Shift in Washington, Connecticut


Youth Care Professional- 3 rd Shift (10pm-8am)

This is an awake shift

$1,000 Sign On Bonus!!!

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 will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and education 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. During the short time they are with us, we ensure they 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 support our country offers.

We are seeking a Youth Care Professional who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children. If this describes you, then look no further!

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Complete walk throughs (every 15 minutes) to ensure all students are present and accounted for

  • Responsible for basic housekeeping including laundry, dishes, cleaning common areas, etc.

  • Assist with arrivals of new children by providing a meal, clean clothes, make phone calls, and ensure minors feel safe

  • Serves as a role model and reference person to children and adolescents in dealing with academic, personal, social and vocational problems

  • Display effective problem-solving skills

  • Establish a safe, clean, nurturing and productive living environment

Being a Youth Care Professional has many advantages

As a Youth Care Professional at Devereux CT, 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

  • The opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment, with an incredibly supportive team

  • The chance to further develop your skills

  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

  • A comprehensive benefit package

  • Student tuition assistance

Keywords: Youth Advocate Professional, Direct Support Professional, behavioral health, mental health, direct care worker, mentor, youth counselor, direct care professional, personal attendant, group care worker, residential counselor, behavioral health technician, mental health technician, mental health associate, emotional growth, children, adolescents, Direct Care Staff, caregiver, child services, child welfare, human services, bilingual, Spanish

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Possess and maintains a valid driver's license

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

  • One year of child welfare experience working with children and/or adolescent

  • Proof of COVID-19 and Influenza vaccination orhave an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

  • Have at least one year of child welfare experience

If you are already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Devereux conduct a very thorough background check process to ensure the safety of the children in our care.

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.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/13/2023 11:50 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-29622

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.