Why Join the Devereux Team? Our Top 5 Reasons come directly from our employees! Devereux distributes an annual survey to collect valuable feedback from employees, and these are the top 5 reasons that contribute to their overall job satisfaction:
#1 Our Clients & Families
We offer challenging and exciting work that has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of individuals, their families, and the community, each year.
#2 Our Coworkers
They are our support system and provide the team environment we need to be successful at Devereux. They also share our passion, and work together toward a common goal, which creates an empowering and positive work atmosphere.
#3 Our Benefits & Opportunities
You can enjoy a rewarding career while making a difference! In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we focus on professional development, helping you improve your health and wellness, and balancing your work and personal life.
#4 Our Management Team
Our management team makes a big impact on our working lives. Their role is to not only supervise, but to mentor, coach, lead, and motivate our team. At Devereux, we offer the support and guidance you need to be successful.
#5 Our Organization & Mission
Our employees are proud to work for an incredible organization doing incredible things! We’re a successful and stable organization, providing services for over 100 years to children, adolescents and adults, with a mission to change lives and nurture human potential. What a great reason to come to work!
What types of characteristics do you look for in candidates?
Our ideal candidates will:
- Be hands-on, self-motivated, and results-oriented with a strong work ethic.
- Have excellent communication, relationship management, and multi-tasking skills.
- Be highly motivated people who want to thrive in a high energy, leading-edge behavioral healthcare/social services environment.
- Understand that all roles within the organization contribute to Devereux’s mission and impact the clients and families we serve.
How does the application process work?
Once you submit your online application, your information will be reviewed by the center’s HR/Recruitment team. If you’ve been deemed qualified for the position, you’ll either be contacted by HR or a hiring manager to provide additional information, and/or to schedule an interview. Also, once you submit your online application, you can log back in to view your application status – either click on the "Check Application Status'" tab on the left side of this page or just go to http://jobs.devereux.org and click on the Returning Applicants link near the top.
What are the opportunities for advancement within Devereux?
Because of our expansive network of programs and services and the variety of client populations we serve, we are able to offer multiple opportunities for professional growth, in addition to transfer opportunities to other Devereux locations across the country.
What is the culture like at Devereux?
We wouldn’t be able to accomplish our mission without the commitment and dedication of our teams. Each team consists of passionate professionals who share a common goal, which creates an empowering and positive work atmosphere. To learn more about our culture, and to hear from our employees about working at Devereux, please visit our Devereux Careers Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DevCareers) and our Devereux Careers YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/DevereuxCareers).
Where is Devereux located?
We provide services in the following states (with many offering multiple locations throughout the state): Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and California.
Does Devereux have plans to expand their programs and services?
Yes! In addition to serving our communities for over 100 years, we continue to expand our reach to individuals in need. Specifically, we’re looking to grow our community and campus-based programs, as well as add specialty behavioral health programs focusing on dual diagnosis, Asperger’s, independent living and vocational skills for transition into adulthood, short-term intensive residential, and in-home and in-school programs.
Devereux is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the country. Across its national network, Devereux partners with families, schools and communities in order to help some of our nation’s most vulnerable individuals achieve happiness and personal fulfillment. We provide a continuum of care for children, adolescents and adults faced with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and mental health challenges, including psychiatric hospitals, residential and day treatment programs, community-based group homes, respite care programs, supervised apartments, foster care homes, special education day schools, and vocational and pre-vocational training. These programs and services positively impact the lives of thousands of individuals, and their families, each year.
Devereux is a leader in the use of evidence-based practices to support specific populations of children and youth in need, including children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders, children and transition-aged adolescents on the autism spectrum, LGBT youth, and victims of child sexual exploitation and other trauma-inducing experiences. Devereux also provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a variety of employment, recreational and community-centered activities.
MISSION: Devereux changes lives and nurtures human potential. We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices.
- We support a respectful and integrated team approach.
- We foster personal and professional growth of our staff.
- We develop innovative and effective solutions.
- We partner with families and communities. – less