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TERROS, Inc. Developmental Disabilities Specialist - 30 hours - Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Sign on Bonus $2,000 and up! in Phoenix, Arizona


Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Developmental Disabilities Specialist, 30 hour (Behavioral Health Technician) working out of our Phoenix location.

Terros Health’s Crisis M obile Te am provides behavioral health, prevention, education, crisis intervention, and crisis stabilization services. They serve children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families as well as schools, neighborhoods, organizations and businesses by providing phone, walk-in and in-home crisis counseling to clients to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior. The individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than five decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotesIntegrity,Compassion, andEmpowerment, we encourage you to apply!

Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes.

Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies by AZ Big Media


Terros Health is seeking a Developmental Disabilities Specialist.

New Hire Sign On Bonus: $2,000 if not licensed!

$3,000 to $5,000 if licensed (cannot be a temporary license)!

Competitive Compensation

Full Time, 30 hour position in Phoenix, AZ

Shift Available:

Thursday-Saturday 11am-9pm

Bilingual in Spanish is a PLUS (Additional Language Differential is Available)

TheDevelopmental Disabilities Specialistis responsible for responding to crisis calls and planned interventions by providing phone and face to face crisis counseling to individuals (children and adults) and their families and caregivers when experiencing a mental health crisis situation to facilitate the stabilization of emotions and behavior in addition to providing referrals and resources as needed.

Duties include:

Responsible for responding to crisis calls and planned interventions aimed to support individuals with a developmental disability, their families and caregivers when experiencing a mental health crisis situation. Assisting with individual service plan development; person centered planning and CFT; emergency contact sheet development; at risk crisis plan development; positive behavior support; transitions back to home/group home and administer emergency response in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures

Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to:

Benefits & Wellness

  • Multiple medical plans - including a no premium plan for employees and their families

  • Multiple dental plans - including orthodontia

  • Financial well-being - 401(k) with a company match, interest free medical line of credit, financial education, planning, and support

  • 4 Weeks of paid time off in the first year

  • Wellness program

  • Child Care Support Program

  • Group life and disability insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program for the Whole Family

  • Personal and family mental and physical health access

  • Professional growth & development - including scholarships, clinical supervision, and CEUs

  • Employee perks and discounts

  • Gym memberships

  • Tuition at GCU and University of Phoenix

  • Car rentals


  • GED/High school diploma with a minimum of 1.5 years of behavioral health experience, or an associate’s degree in the behavioral health field, or

  • A bachelor's degree (not in the field of behavioral health) and 1 year of behavioral health experience, or

  • A bachelor's degree in the behavioral health field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Counseling) or

  • Masters degree, i.e., MA, MC, MSW, in a behavioral health field, Arizona license or eligible for Arizona license.

  • Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be 21 years of age with a minimum 4 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros driving policy

  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card within 7 working days of employment

  • Must have at least one year of direct client care with the developmentally disabled.

  • Able to perform first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary and appropriate and have a current certification in CIT.

Job LocationsUS-AZ-Phoenix

Job ID 2024-9166

of Openings 1

Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

Program Developmental Disabilities

Weekly Hours 30