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On-Call Behavioral Health Technician 

Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Shift Weekends  
Location AZ Facility Based Respite - Pima  
Open Date 10/24/2017  
Req Number DIR-17-03557  

Respite Behavioral Health Technician

If working with children and adolescents with challenging behaviors is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working with our Respite team!

On-call Weekend hours! Friday through Sunday!

Pay Rate starts at $12.00/hr PLUS a $1.00/hr shift differential for hours worked between 3:00pm and 11:00pm

$400 Sign-On Bonus!

Being a Behavioral Health Technician has its Advantages!

As a Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • The opportunity to assist, support, and instruct Individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence
  • Develop your skills and grow within the organization
  • Be a part of a highly dedicated team who will support you and our kiddos
  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

Located in Tucson, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona’s Respite program provides temporary rest or relief. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Through the Respite program, the kids get to enjoy group activities and go on field trips to museums, roller skating, and more! In this role you will actively assist the clients in the participation, involvement and routine of the Respite program. Having an energetic and creative approach while working with our kids, showing compassion and being a problem-solver to create a safe environment.

Keywords: behavioral health technician, BHT, Respite, Behavioral Health, Weekends, Children, Adolescents

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 7,000 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work:

Position Requirements


  • Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required.
  • HS diploma or GED required. Bachelors’ degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred.
  • Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm).
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check
  • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
  • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)
  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary Pay rate starts at $12.00 per hour PLUS an additional shift differential for evening and overnight hours! Schedule is on-call  
Contact Information  
About the Organization 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.
EOE Statement 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 testing required. EOE  

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