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Behavioral Health Technician (On-Call, Respite)
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health     Tucson, AZ 85702
 Posted 10 days    

**Description**

**Position Details:**

**Pay Range: $17-18.70/hr. (depending on experience/education)**

**Hiring Bonus: $500**

**Schedule: On-call; weekends (with other hours as needed)**

Located in Tucson, AZ, our Respite Program serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. **_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. 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. Both forms of Devereux respie require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network **.**

As an **On-Call** **Behavioral Health Technician** , you will actively assist individuals in the participation, involvement, and routine of their individualized program. You will work directly with the children/youth to be seen as a positive role model, dedicated and truly caring about their well-being. You will assist and support the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of individuals.

**Benefits and Rewards**

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

+ $1,000 Employee Referral Program with fast payout milestones

+ eM Life for Mental Health and Work/Life Programs

+ Retirement – 403(b) through TIAA

+ 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

_Keywords: behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional,Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Respite_

**Qualifications**

+ Must be 21 years of age or older

+ High School diploma or GED required

+ Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

+ **_Must be able to do a minimum of 2 (two) shifts per month_**

OTHER:

+ 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

+ Attend mandatory full time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

+ **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**

**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** _16 hours ago_ _(9/22/2022 1:45 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2022-26524_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _Part-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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