Southwest Human Development

Manager- Direct Support Services

3 weeks ago
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Social Worker/Counselor


Our Family Support Services department is seeking a manager to oversee a team of direct support service providers in our Direct Support Service program. 


Our Direct Support Services Program provides services to children and their families in order to create a more positive future for children enrolled in the Arizona Behavioral Health System and residing in Maricopa County. Staff provide children and their families with case management, assistance accessing community resources, parenting skills training, and child development education to promote positive parent-child relationships and increase the child’s ability to socialize successfully.





Staff work directly with the child on social skills, behavioral modification, coping skills, anger management and self esteem, while also working with parents and caregivers to assist them with existing parenting skills and the incorporation of new techniques. The Direct Support Services team facilitates a care coordination model by communicating with all providers involved to ensure continuity of care.



Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package.  Southwest Human Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:

Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)

Dental insurance

Life insurance

Vision insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending account

401(k) retirement plan

Paid vacation

Paid sick time

Paid holiday

Ongoing training and professional development

Supportive, relationship-based supervision model






Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Child Development, Education or a related behavioral health/human service field, and 5 years of related experience in behavioral health is required. Master’s degree preferred.


Previous staff supervision and strong writing skills are required.


Experience and knowledge working with children of all ages and their families in the home, school/classroom, and community setting is preferred.


Ability to manage multiple tasks is critical. Excellent organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, e-mail, Excel, etc.),


Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card required OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.


Must have a valid Arizona driver’s license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance, and be willing to travel in Maricopa County.


Bilingual English/Spanish applicants encouraged to apply.



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