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Direct Care Professional


**_Hiring Bonus: $500_**

Located in Tucson AZ, our Brief Intervention Program (BIP) is a short-term residential facility that provides enhanced residential services to male and female adolescents ages 12-17. Individuals stay up to 30 days in our structured treatment setting which includes 24-hour supervision and therapeutic services. This program is designed for adolescents who are in crisis, requiring active treatment in an environment with a high degree of oversight, intensive programming, and treatment. The BIP features living facilities, education/schooling, food services, medical/nursing, and therapy services.

As a **Behavioral Health Technician** (BHT), you will work directly with the children/youth to be seen as a positive role model - dedicated and truly caring about their well-being. BHT’s mentor and have fun with kids doing various year-round enrichment activities, behavior management, and education! You will assist and support the planning, implementation, and documentation of those programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of all individuals.

**Pay Range: $18.00 - $19.80 / hr.**

**Full Time: Various Shifts!**

**Benefits and Rewards**

**We strive to create an inclusive environment, and retain the talented employees who make our organization a great place to work. We offer:**

+ **ASCEND – the first career accelerator program** exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers – the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. Full-time employees in career-aligned tracks receive 100% of tuition, fees and textbook costs, up to $15,000 for undergraduate classes (annually), and $25,000 for graduate-level classes(annually)

+ **Paid time off** (24 days per year, increase with years of service); **Sick time** (64 hours per year)

+ **Retirement** , **eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs, Service Anniversary Awards**

+ **Free access to Payactiv** , a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

+ **Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discounts** – Available the first day of employment through Carebridge

+ **Quality Low-Cost Benefits** (medical, dental, vision pet insurance) - 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!


+ Must be 21 years of age or older

+ Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required -OR- 12 years of related experience

+ Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders


+ **Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required orientation training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm) plus additional 2-3 weeks on the job training**

+ Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

+ Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment

+ Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 36-month history check

+ Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

**Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.**

**Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More:

**Posted Date** _1 month ago_ _(5/14/2024 4:45 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2024-37310_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _Full-Time_

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

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