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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Spanish Speaking Program Director in West Deptford, New Jersey

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 foster care forunaccompanied minors who have come to the United States without their parent or 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 everyunaccompanied minorwho 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 Spanish Speaking Progr am Director has many advantages

As a Bilingual 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 Bilingual Program Director is responsible for the management of the programmatic, administrative, financial, and operational systems for refugee children; provision of regular and timely reports will be provided to the Short-term foster care program; a respectful and supportive workplace environment; and elevating any issues or concerns to the shelter program. The Program Director will develop a positive work environment designed to attract and retain a progressive, caring and diverse workforce. The candidate will meet the current and anticipated needs of key internal and external customers, including individuals, sponsors, and regulatory agencies.

Keywords: Program Director, Operations Director, behavioral health, mental health, Residential Director, program manager, management, foster care, human services, child welfare administration, bilingual, Spanish

Qualifications

Required:

  • Have a master’s degree in social work, education, psychology, sociology, or other relevant field and minimum and 2 years of experience in program management/child welfare adminsitions, child protective services or as a director of a licensed child care program.

  • Have supervisory experience

  • Have the ability to multi-task and manage crises

  • Be bilingual in English/Spanish

  • Possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 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 2019-7186

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time

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