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

**Description**

_Looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve!_

**Being an On-Call Respite Behavioral Health Technician for our Respite program has its advantages!**

+ **$12.25/hr starting pay rate** (opportunity to pay for experience and/or education)

+ **Earn an additional $.25 for every 500 hours worked!** (limit of 1 increase per quarter; up to $16/hr.) _

* M__ust remain in positive standing with the organization to receive increase_

+ **$1/hr shift differential for hours worked between 3:00pm-7:00am, 7 days a week!**

+ **Hours of Operation:** Monday-Sunday 7am-7pm; must commit to 1-2 shifts per week

As an **On-Call Respite Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

+ An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

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

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

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

+ A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

+ **_And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!_**

Located in Tucson, AZ, Our Respite Program Respite serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. 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 respite require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network.

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

+ Read and implement each client’s individualized treatment plan

+ Assist in planning programming

+ Be an active team member in carrying out treatment goals

+ Participate as a memberof the Respite team and maintain a team environment

**What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?**

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

+ Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

+ Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

+ Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

+ Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

+ Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

+ Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

+ Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

+ Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

_Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Respite_

**Qualifications**

+ High School diploma or GED required.

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

+ 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.

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

+ Must be able to work a minimum of 2 shifts per month

+ **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**

**Company Overview**

**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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

**Competitive Salary and Benefits**

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after **30 days** of employment. In addition, we offer;

+ Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

+ Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

+ Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

+ Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

**Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!**

_Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE_

**Posted Date** _3 days ago__(2/16/2021 6:22 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2020-15183_

**_Category_** _Direct Care_

**_Position Type_** _On-Call_

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