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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Training Specialist in West Deptford, New Jersey


If training is your passion, then you’ll enjoy being a part of Devereux's experienced and impactful Learning Team. Here’s your chance to become a part of a great team!

Being a Training Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A chance to grow with a dynamic team.

  • Be a part of the growth and development of key members of the Devereux team.

  • Create lasting relationships that aid in the expansion of our Servant Leadership business model.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, NJ provides programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities. The person in this role will work in the West Deptford, NJ location. Travel throughout NJ is required for the position (when needed), and you would be responsible for your own transportation. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating and assisting in the implementation of employee training programs for potential hires, new hires and current employees. You will also be responsible for teaching a curriculum designed to orient staff, increase required skill sets, and improve job performance.

Keywords:Human Resources, Training, Learning Specialist, Corporate Trainer


  • Bachelors degree in human services or related field, Masters degree preferred.

  • Two years previous experience conducting staff training with one year experience working with Intellectually/developmentally disabled population, preferably in a health care setting.

-Familiarity with NJAC 10:44A, NAC 10:128, Community Care Waiver and Supports Program standards preferred.

  • Must be able to work independently, and be a self starter.

  • Strong passion for training new staff and helping improve overall job performance.

  • CPR/First Aid Instructors Certification required.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Excellent public speaking skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Email, and the Internet.

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 2019-7522

Category Learning

Position Type Full-Time