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Foster Care Specialist

at Devereux Arizona

Posted: 1/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2213932
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Job Description

Looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact? Want to make a difference in the lives of kids? If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Foster Care Specialist for our Foster Care program has its advantages!

As a Foster Care Specialist at Devereux, you will 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

  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

  • Evidence based and trauma informed practices

  • Competitive salary and amazing benefits

Located in Phoenix, AZ, Our Foster Care Program trains and licenses individuals to become foster parents for children from birth to 18 years of age. We provide both traditional and therapeutic foster care in Tucson (Pima County) and Phoenix (Maricopa County). Our foster care programs include traditional foster care, kinship care and therapeutic foster care.

As a Foster Care Specialist, you will support foster care providers in maintaining and delivering high quality foster care services to clients who have a wide range of social, emotional, and behavioral complications.

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm work schedule!

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 i

Skill / Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • One year of work experience in working with children preferred

  • Must be available to attend 1 week of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm).

  • 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.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!