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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health English/Spanish Bilingual Lead Case Manager in Washington, Connecticut

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 refugee children who have come to the United States without their legal guardian. Devereux will provide extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and educational services for refugee 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 refugee 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 Lead Case Manager has many advantages

As a Bilingual Lead Case Manager 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

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

  • The chance to further develop your clinical skills

  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

  • A comprehensive benefit package

  • Student tuition assistance

The Bilingual Lead Case Manager coordinates all aspects of case management, safe and timely release services, and the delivery of therapeutic services, verification and continuation, and aftercare/discharge planning. He/she will participate in the development of, and coordinate the implementation of, assigned refugee children’s individual treatment plan to ensure that assigned children are receiving clinically appropriate, outcome-based, and cost effective treatment services. The Lead Case Manager will serve as liaison between assigned children, sponsors, Short-term Shelter program and the Multi-disciplinary Treatment Team. This leader will participate in, and coordinate the treatment plan reviews, educational plan meetings, and alternative staffing as needed. He/she will be responsible for training new case managers and supervising the work of the other case managers and will complete and monitors timely documentation completion. The Lead Case Manager will be the communication hub for all forms of communication pertaining to the child refugee and all other aspects of his/her care.

Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Case Manager, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, supervisor, leader, Spanish, bilingual

Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will…

  • Possess a master’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services, or social services field OR a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of progressive employment experience that demonstrates supervisory and case management experience

  • Be bilingual in English/Spanish

  • Be compassionate, empathetic, and maintain sound boundaries

  • Have the ability to create and maintain a therapeutic treatment environment

  • Have a valid driver’s license 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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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The employment policies of Devereux 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

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

Requisition ID 2019-6649

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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