Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

77905

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Unit Manager - Children's Program

Posted: 11/15/2018

If helping children and adolescents is your passion, then you will enjoy making a positive impact through this important and critical role!

Being a Unit Manager has its Advantages

As a Unit Manager at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

- A passionate and dedicated team of professionals

- Monday ' Friday primary schedule (days)

- Supportive Leadership

- Ability to be creative (we encourage it!)

- Ability to make a significant impact in our Organization

- Industry leading Time off Benefits

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Victoria provides programs and services for children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, developmental and psychiatric disorders. Located in Victoria, Texas, this position is responsible for all aspects of the program on a 24 hour a day basis. You will function as an integral member of the multidisciplinary treatment team and assist in providing care and treatment that is appropriate to the ages and population served, specifically children.

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 7,000 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

Keywords: Manager, Behavioral health, Mental Health, Children, caseworker, Mental Health, PSR Manager, residential treatment, adolescents

To qualify, we require our direct support lead to:

- Have a HS diploma/GED with one years of related experience.  Bachelor degree or Associates degree with one (1) year of related experience preferred.

- Have a valid state drivers lcense.

- Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

- Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

Physical Requirements: Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.

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