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Behavioral Health Technician 

Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Shift Various Shifts  
Location AZ Facility Based Respite - Maricopa  
Open Date 5/8/2018  
Req Number DIR-18-01504  
Description

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

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 Scottsdale, 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.

Pay rate starts at $12.00 per hour with an additional $2/hr shift differential for hours between Friday 3:00pm and Sunday 11:00pm!

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 7,500 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 wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including 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 and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click here to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

 
Position Requirements

Requirements

  • HS diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred).
  • Minimum six (6) weeks of experience in behavioral health and/or working with children and adolescents
  • 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)
  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results.
  • Must be available to attend 1 ½ weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm).
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary Available Hours for this position are: As needed, typically Friday-Sunday and school breaks Pay range for this position is: Starts at $12.00 per hour  
Contact Information Danielle Hopkins  
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 not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://Devereuxcareers.appone.com



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