Careers At CPES and Novelles
Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in discovering employment opportunities at CPES. Whether you are beginning your career in the human services or health care field or wanting to advance in your chosen career path, CPES offers a wide variety of positions ranging from entry level to those requiring years of experience and education. Founded in 1980, CPES began as a social service agency providing services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. Today, we are a leading provider of services for adults and children with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses, in addition to offering assessment, treatment and consultation services to individuals with a wide range of behavioral and mental challenges.
Positions in our organization include:
DIRECT CARE STAFF (Arizona and California)
Our direct care workers are creative, self-initiating, high energy team players with good communication and writing skills as well as good interpersonal skills. They work well with or without direct supervision, providing care to individuals with varying degrees of disabilities and behavioral issues in a residential setting, group home or a day program. Direct care staff must be able to pass State-mandated background checks, possess standard computer skills, and have a strong work ethic.
SUPERVISOR/ADMINISTRATOR (Arizona and California)
This position is ideal for a dynamic team leader who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with previous supervisory experience, preferably in the field of providing direct care to persons with developmental disabilities or serious mental illness. This position either administers a day program or supervises a residential site, and is primarily responsible for ensuring compliance with all State-mandated requirements for the assigned program or setting. Must be available to carry and answer emergency cell phone calls as needed.
LEAD SUPPORT STAFF (Arizona and California)
The lead staff person is a dynamic team leader who takes on the role and responsibilities of a site supervisor when the supervisor is not present. For this position, experience as a direct care worker for at least six (6) months is preferred but not required unless otherwise noted. Must be available to carry and answer emergency cell phone as needed.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECT CARE STAFF (Arizona)
Like the direct care workers who provide services to persons with developmental disabilities, the behavioral health direct care staff (Behavioral Health Para-Professionals and Behavioral Technicians) are creative, self-initiating, high energy team players with good communication and writing skills as well as good interpersonal skills. They work with individuals who have varying degrees of disabilities and behavioral issues in a residential setting. They also possess a strong work ethic and the ability to multi task as required. Candidates must be able to pass the State-mandated background checks. In addition, the behavioral health direct care staff must have a high school diploma or GED.
This is a licensed professional position responsible for providing individual, group and/or family therapy and counseling for children, teenagers and adults with behavioral/mental health disorders. An incumbent in this position educates and encourages clients to develop cognitive, affective and behavioral changes in a safe and supportive environment. At a minimum, candidates must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or a directly related field and have a minimum of two (2) years of directly related clinical experience (or any equivalent combination of education and experience). Must be able to successfully clear a criminal background check and a Child Protective Services/Department of Children, Youth and their Families central registry check.