Direct Care Staff - SequelCare of Arizona
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Description

Recruiter Information:

Leslie Foster

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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our adults or youth?

Do you want a supportive work environment?

Do you want to lead a group of adults or adolescents to personal victory and success?

If you answered “yes' to any of these questions then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Program Overview:

SequelCare of Arizona offers an array of mental health services to youth and their caregivers through our Community Based and Residential Programs.  The Community Based Services Program provides individual and family, as well as educational and targeted case management services to our consumers across Arizona.  SequelCare provides residential care to clients in need of out of home care through its specialized therapeutic foster care program.

FT, PT, & PRN (Variable Hour) Positions Available

Position Overview:

The appropriate BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PARAPROFESSIONAL (BHPP) candidate will have the:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals, and student records.
  • Ability to write documentation in student records, routine reports, and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of students and peers.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Duties Include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring all client needs are met including but not limited to: meals provided, medications administered as prescribed, all documentation completed by the end of the shift
  • Primary responsibilities - including helping them keep their room clean, monthly report and spending 'primary time' each month
  • Supervision (face to face/signs of life checks at least every fifteen minutes, if not more frequently
  • Ensuring the safety of all clients
  • Conducting groups, activities and outings according to the milieu schedule
  • Preventing and de-escalating crisis according to SequelCare of AZ policy and protocols and
  • Establishing and maintaining professional boundaries


Possess a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma. 


  • Must be at least twenty one years of age.
  • Ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card, or in current possession.
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a TB test and medical exam capable of performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Individual judgment, discretion, and decision making skills.
  • Emotionally and physically able to assist in physical escorts. Must be able to help carry ill, injured, or incapacitated clients.
  • Must be physically able to assist in AWOL searches in any terrain.
  • Confidentiality and professionalism are essential.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • 401k after 60 days
  • Paid time off and holiday pay

Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Prescott Valley, AZ
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/5/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

Sequel Youth and Family Services associates enjoy a wealth of benefits and incentives that prioritize their personal and professional wellbeing. Are you ready to make a difference as well as a living? Join the Sequel Youth and Family Services Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities in a community near you!

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