C.N.A. / DIRECT CARE WORKER (CHILDREN'S)- PORTLAND

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3174312
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 21, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

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.

We are seeking CNA's to work at our children's residential facility on the Portland/Westbrook line. 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.

This position also includes a $500 sign on bonus, $250 paid upon 3 months of full -time employment, $250 paid after 6 months of employment.

At this time, working a Block Schedule is required.

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 $19.84 every 2 weeks)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after 1 year of service)
Identity Theft Insurance
Pet Insurance
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** 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

Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate.

High school diploma or G.E.D.

As an employee of Spurwink, he/she is expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of Spurwink. He/she must keep client health care information confidential, and in all other ways comply with Spurwink's policies and procedures implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (otherwise known as HIPAA). Due to the nature of the work, staff at Spurwink are required to be trained initially and annually in good health practices, communicable illnesses, and universal precaution procedures. The C.N.A./Residential Youth and Family Specialist may be asked at times to cover shifts in residences other than the one to which they are primarily assigned, and other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor. The C.N.A./Residential Youth and Family Specialist must maintain a current Maine driver's license and a clean driving record in accordance with Spurwink's driving policy, and may be required at times to transport clients.

Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Employer Description

    MISSION
    Spurwink provides behavioral health and education services for children, adults and families.

    VISION OF SUCCESS
    Children, adults and families affected by behavioral health challenges and developmental disabilities living healthy, engaged lives in their communities.

    HISTORY
    IN 1960, SPURWINK SERVED 8 BOYS
    We began with one house in Portland, Maine. Today, Spurwink has 37 active homes serving children, and another 18 homes serving its adult program.
    Spurwink’s 6 special education schools serve children ranging from 5 to 21 years of age.
    Starting with a handful of employees, Spurwink today draws much of its strength from its nearly 1000 employees.
    Our values remain the same. They are the cornerstone of what we do and how we deliver services: Developing positive self regard in those we serve by honoring and respecting who they are, and then building upon the strengths of the individual and the family. Learn more about us...


    Job Requirements

    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Chris St.Louis
    • 901 Washington Ave
    • Portland, Maine 04103

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