Direct Care Worker (Youth) - Auburn

Spurwink Services | Auburn, ME

Posted Date 3/26/2020
Description

Are you looking to build a career rather than take a job? Do you want an employer who offers competitive pay while understanding the importance of work-life balance? Do you want a career that challenges you, and makes a difference in your community?  If yes, Spurwink is hiring candidates like you to become Direct Care Workers (RYFS) at its facility in Auburn.

Learn to deliver state-of-the-art treatment to youth in a collaborative, team-based environment, and jumpstart a fulfilling career with plenty of opportunity for advancement. This is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, and is the perfect opportunity for candidates who like to work hard – and have fun while doing it. Typical shifts will differ depending upon position/location.

This position also includes a $1,000 sign on bonus, $500 paid upon 3 months of full -time employment, and $500 paid after 6 months of employment.

BENEFITS MAY INCLUDE:  

  • Flexibility of Schedules
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts

Robust Benefits Package:

  • Single Person Health Insurance (as little as $16.60 every 2 weeks)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after 1 year of service)
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Pet Insurance 

Don't apply to just any job. Jumpstart your career with Spurwink by getting in touch with us today. 

** 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.

DUTIES

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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. Residential Youth and Family Specialists 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.

Job Type
Regular
Geographic Region
Maine Lakes & Mountains
Industry
Healthcare | Non-Profit | Social Services
Town (optional)
Auburn

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