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Youth & Family Counselor I - Adolescent Unit

Job Type: Hourly (40.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 6125
Posted: 03/20/2015
Location: Saco 04072

Summary

Location:  Portland Adolescent Unit, Saco Campus

Work with children who have behavioral, mental, and emotional challenges in a residential setting.

Schedule: 40 hours. Monday through Friday afternoons and evenings.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED with the ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.
  • Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.

General Requirements

  • Able to relate to children with warmth and understanding, and have the ability to identify the needs and problems of children.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts.
  • Certification as an Other Qualified Mental Health Professional within two months of assignment.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.
  • A reliable vehicle and the organization's minimum auto insurance coverage are also required.
  • Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

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