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Family Support Specialist  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location AZ In-Home Services  
Open Date 1/3/2018  
Req Number FAM-18-00001  
Description

Do you enjoy working with children and their families? Do you have a passion for behavioral health and welfare services? If you answered YES then look no further, you’ve found your next opportunity!

Being a Family Support Specialist has its Advantages

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

  • The opportunity to connect with clients and their families, playing a vital role in developing service plans
  • Being a part of a collaborative team, developing your case management skills
  • Competitive salary and flexible hours

Located in Phoenix, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona’s In-Home Services program provides services for children and adolescents with behavioral and mental health diagnoses/needs. Our Family Support Specialist works cooperatively with clinical and administrative staff to provide case management and coordination of services to children and their families involved in the child welfare system; assessing the needs of clients who accept services and addresses risks of child abuse and/or neglect in client families.

Schedule is flexible, requiring evening and weekend hours to meet program and client needs.

Keywords: case manager, case management, behavioral health, mental health, human services, family support, client services, in-home services,

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: http://benefits.devereux.org.

 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related Human Services field required OR Five (5) years of experience in human services field in lieu of degree.
  • Must have problem-solving abilities and Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed
  • Experience in cultural diversity, substance abuse, domestic violence, crisis intervention, effects of child abuse and neglect on child development, sexual abuse, mediation, and other interventions preferred
  • Must have evening and weekend availability
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be 21 years of age or older (per licensing standards)
  • Bilingual strongly preferred
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary Schedule for this position requires evenings/weekends to meet program and client needs.  
Contact Information Kendra schmid  
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  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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