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Awake Night Direct Care (Auburn) 13.00/hr.

Location:Auburn, ME
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Direct Care

Awake Night Direct Care Worker (RYFS)-Auburn, ME  $13/hr (Only 3 minutes from the Turnpike!)

As we launch our newly remodeled and designed treatment center, Meadow House, we are looking for energetic and caring staff to join our team as awake night counselors. The awake night counselor position requires staff to work from 11:00 pm-9:00 am, and remain awake for the entirety of their shift. The starting pay for awake night counselors is $13/hour, and shifts have been designed to accommodate and recognize the importance of a good work/life balance. 

The awake night counselors work as a team to meet the needs of the residents who receive treatment in the treatment setting. Awake night counselors are part of a multidisciplinary team, and are primarily responsible for ensuring the health and safety of residents throughout the night. They also support clients through their morning routine and help support resident's transition to the school day. 



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.

Awake Night Staff are responsible for maintaining the health and safety of the adolescents while attending to their needs throughout the night. Awake night staff assist the clients with their morning routine which may include hygiene, medication administration and preparation for the school day.


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 Employment Opportunity Company

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