Direct Support Professional (Children's)- Portland - $1,000 Sign On Bonus
|Salary Range:||13.00 Per Hour|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
Few jobs come along that offer up the opportunity to learn and then employ state of the art treatment for youth with mental illness. This is a chance to work in a challenging, yet fun environment. These positions offer opportunities to work closely with teams of professionals with years of clinical supervision to design and implement evidenced-based interventions.
As we launch our newly re-modeled and designed 12 –bed facility on the Portland/Westbrook line we are looking to build the team that will make the difference. This is a tremendous opportunity for the right person who wants more than just a job. This position is best suited for individuals who crave a fast paced, dynamic environment and can embrace the learning opportunities offered in activity based programming.
The starting wage for a Direct Care Worker (Residential Youth and Family Specialist) at $13 per hour, with a full array of benefits. Shifts have been designed to accommodate and recognize the importance of a good work/life balance. Training starts on day one, and never ends.
This position includes a $1,000 Sign On Bonus!
Many positions include sign on bonuses that are available to full-time newly hired staff. The first half of the sign on bonus ($500) will be paid after 90 days of full-time employment and the second half of the sign on bonus ($500) will be paid after six months of full time employment. If a new hire changes status to either part-time or per diem status during any of that timeframe, they will forfeit the sign on bonus that is yet to be paid
Develop relationships with clients who have emotional and behavioral disorders. Maintain safe and therapeutic environment and routines. Plan and lead group and individual activities aimed at helping clients achieve skills, creating opportunities for clients to succeed. Perform behavior management, therapeutic duties and crisis intervention, including restraints. Participate in reflective practice and supervision. Contribute to the management of the residence.
High school diploma or G.E.D. Prior experience and training in positions similar to that of the Residential Youth and Family Specialist or with children and their families faced with emotional and behavioral challenges. Direct Care Workers (Residential Youth and Family Specialist) must complete OQMHP licensure requirements within the first few months of employment, and must maintain it throughout his or her employment at Spurwink in this role. It is required that she / he will participate in designated in-service training programs and ongoing training is required. Basic computer skills are required.
Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer
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