Bachelors Resource Parent Specialist - $1000 sign on bonus
|Location:||York, or Cumberland County, ME|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
The Resource Parent Care Team (RPCT) is a new community based collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services which aims to help resource parents manage the emotional, cognitive and psychosocial aspects of caring for children in care; resulting in retention of resource families and a reduction in disruptive placements.
$1000 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.
The RPCT specialist will assess families’ needs, determine appropriate level of services, collaboratively develop goals, and provide CARE based trauma-informed support and interventions to licensed resource families.
Must hold a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a related field and obtain a Maine state licensure at the LSW level (conditional may be considered). Applicants must have one year of experience working with youth and families involved in the child welfare system. Evidence based trauma-informed practice preferred. Flexible schedule
Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer
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