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1:1 Mental Health Worker 

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Location CO Residential Admin  
Open Date 9/13/2018  
Req Number DIR-18-02672  

Looking to dedicate your expertise to one individual client?

Want to make a true impact on a client with special needs?

Do you have a good sense of humor and a heart of gold?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on!

Being a 1:1 Caregiver has its Advantages!
As a 1:1 Caregiver at Devereux a Residential Facility, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. Located in Westminster, CO, this position will be Part Time (2 days a week) working as 1 of 2 staff with one on one care for an adolescent female who suffers from a developmental disability and mental health disorder . The staff will be coordinating and implementing a treatment plan to gradually desensitize the patient to various situations that trigger dissociation and aggressive behavior including exposing the client to community environments. The staff will work under the direct supervision of the Medical Director, who is also providing individual therapy to this patient. There will be opportunities for creative problem solving and flexibility regarding the many possible activities on and off campus that can help this very intelligent and likeable patient. This position setting involves both business office setting and community based work.

Being a Caregiver has its Advantages!
As a Caregiver at Devereux CO a Residential Facility, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

- The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

- Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

- Being part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, psychiatrists and you!

- The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

- A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

- Evidence based and trauma informed practices

- And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for youth and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health challenges. Located in Westminster, CO, this position is responsible for working with our kids and helping them gain the coping and life skills they need to be successful once they leave Devereux.


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.

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Keywords: mental health technician, direct care, residential, milieu, psychology, social work, youth treatment, autism, therapeutic, high school diploma, GED, entry level

Position Requirements


  • A high school diploma or GED is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.


  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Relationship management skills

  • Multi-tasking skills are beneficial to be successful in this position

  • Previous experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders is needed

  • Clear Driving Record and Valid Driver's License

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Job Summary 2 days a week- The schedule will be determined at a later date.  
Contact Information Shayla Plotts;; 303-438-2295  
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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