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Behavioral Health Technician - Evening Shift


  • Salary: $13.36 - $16.00 per hour
    • Compensation varies on preferred education
      • Associate/Bachelor in:
        • Education
        • Social work
        • Psychology
        • Or closely related field
  • On site paid evidence-based training (IGNITE)
  • 10 hour shifts
  • Estimated Biweekly Paycheck after having taxes and deductions taken out is $680*-$890**
    • Deductions per check:
      • 401(k) Employee contribution 5% (est. $53)
      • 401(k) Lakemary contribution 5% (free money to you!)
      • Medical Insurance Employee Only $75
      • Dental Insurance Employee Only $7.50
      • Vision Insurance Employee Only $2.50
      • Life Insurance Employee Policy of $25,0000 (FREE!)
      • Additional Life Insurance Policy of $100,000 at $9
      • FSA/HSA Card $25
      • After ALL these deductions you will still bring home an estimated $680* to $890** 
  • Sign On Bonus $1,500.00!
    • $500.00 at 90 Days
    • $500.00 at 6 Months
    • $500.00 at 12 Months
  • Receipt of Sign On Bonus is subject to job performance & attendance.
*This calculation is based off a $13.36 hourly rate.
**This calculation is based off a $16.00 hourly rate.


Job Description:

Are you driven by a passion to help children? Are you someone who is objective, confident team player and problem solver?

If yes, Lakemary is looking for a Behavioral Health Technician for our Children's Residential Service Program. In this role you will work with children in this residential treatment program during evening hours in their living environments. This role functions under general supervision of a Campus Coach.

Behavioral Health Tech Responsibilities:

  • Provide compassionate driven care and supervision of children and youth.
  • Remain awake and provide assistance, as needed, to children throughout the night.
  • Learn and apply each child's treatment plan and implement therapeutic interventions as necessary.
  • Intervene in crisis situations, including physical management of residents, using approved crisis management system and skills.
  • Keep the residential dorms safe, clean, and orderly.
  • Complete all documentation by the end of shift.

An ideal candidate for this position has:

  • Good decision-making skills and maturity
  • Reliability
  • Champion honesty and integrity
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communications skills

Behavioral Health Tech Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Be at least 18+ years of age

Lakemary provides competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; paid time off; and a 401(k)-retirement plan

Job Details:

  • 10 hour shifts 4 days a week with a rotating schedule (weekdays 12pm-10pm, weekends 6am-4pm or 12pm-10pm)
  • On site paid evidence-based training (IGNITE)
  • Pay: $ 13.36 - $16.00 per hour 
    • Compensation varies on preferred education:
      • Associate/Bachelors in:
        • Education
        • Social Work
        • Psychology
        • Or closely related field


Lakemary provides training in program specific coursework.

Special Considerations:

Some environments/shifts require same sex staff due to regulatory requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. EEO

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: Up to $29,999,$30,000 - 49,999