_Are you looking for a position to get your Behavioral Health career started? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents?_ _Then being a Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux is for YOU!_ _Prior experience working with children - babysitting, school programs, summer camps - and a desire to help kids is what we are looking for!_
**Pay Range:** **$16.00-$19.85 per hour** **(includes education, experience, and applicable shift differential)**
**Hiring Bonus: $1,000**
**Various Scheduling Options!**
Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of 5 to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.
As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will protect the health and safety of clients while supervising and implementing program activities and managing client’s behaviors. Behavioral Health Techs, read and implement each individualized treatment plan and assist in planning programming. As a Behavioral Health Tech, you will be an active team member in carrying out treatment goals and participate as a member of the team and maintain a team environment
**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:**
+ **Paid time off** (24 days per year, increase with years of service); **Sick time** (64 hours per year)
+ **Retirement** – 403(b) through TIAA
+ eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs
+ **Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement** and continuing education assistance
+ **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
+ Service Awards – All employees celebrating a five-year increment (5, 10, 15, etc.) anniversary receive taxable compensation in recognition of their long-term commitment to Devereux
+ **Quality Low-Cost Benefits** (medical, dental, vision), pet insurance, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!http://benefits.devereux.org
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+ Must be 21 years of age or older
+ HS Diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred).
+ Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required
+ **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**
+ 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
+ Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination
+ **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**
**The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.**
**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: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
**Posted Date** _2 days ago_ _(9/21/2022 4:12 PM)_
**_Requisition ID_** _2022-26507_
**_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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