Bilingual Foster Care Program Recruiter

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Description:


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents, by finding them the best foster homes?

We are Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Therapeutic Foster Care, in Rhode Island, and we are looking for a Bilingual (Spanish) Foster Care Home finder who will be responsible for the recruitment, assessment, selection, pre-service training, licensing and re-licensing of therapeutic foster homes. Assists in clinical components of foster care placement. Provides follow up with therapeutic foster homes.

The selected candidate will demonstrate flexibility, patience, high energy, creativity, and a sense of humor. Must have the ability to create and maintain a therapeutic treatment environment; compassion, empathy, and an ability to maintain sound boundaries; and a passion for working with, and guiding children and adolescents with significant and challenging special needs.


Keywords
: foster care, case manager, homefinder, counselor, social worker, child welfare, MAPP certified, Human Services, special needs, guidance counselor, SAFE home study model program.

Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, foster care, respite, weekends, summer, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Care Professional, Personal Attendant, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Foster Care.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, or Psychology required.

Minimum of one year experience working with children, adolescents and families; preferably in a child-
placement setting.
  • MAPP Trainer Certification preferred. Must be willing and able to acquire MAPP Trainer Certification

immediately upon hire.

  • Experience facilitating trainings and engaging in recruitment activities.
  • SAFE certified and experience preparing home studies.
  • Basic computer literacy, with strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Must possess a valid Rhode Island Driver’s License.

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.


Visit
benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!


Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

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