Behavioral health professionals

Pay Rate: $14.00

Location:
Mainly in Lewiston but may have to work and travel to cities in Androscoggin County (mileage reimbursement available).

Job Description:
New Mainers Public Health Initiative is looking for independent, dedicated, caring, compassionate and dependable Behavioral Health Professional to provide in-home support services for children with developmental and cognitive disabilities. The BHP will help the child they are working with master daily living skills, decreasing unsafe behaviors, and empower the family by educating and connecting them to appropriate community resources.

Responsibilities
• Knowledge of developmental disabilities and treatment/support strategies.
• Implementation of Individual Treatment Plan (ITP).
• Adherence to the child’s safety and crisis plan.
• Ability to access and employ community resources.
• Conduct all activities and interactions in a professional, caring manner.
• Work in a cooperative and collaborative manner as a team member.
• Ability to help the client to work towards independence and self-reliance.
• Attendance of all mandatory meetings, supervisions and trainings.
• Ability to turn in up-to-date daily progress notes and additional comments and
reports in a timely manner.
• Provide transportation for children, as needed, as indicated in the ITP, and
adherence the safety guidelines set for the client.

Requirements.

• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Reliable transportation and a clean driving record is a must.
• Prove of insurance of vehicle.
• Compassionate, caring attitude.
• Willingness to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Flexible scheduling.
• BHP certificate is helpful but not required (must complete BHP module I training within 30 days of hire).

Community Health Workers

Pay Rate: $14.00

Location:
Mainly in Lewiston but may have to work and travel to cities in Androscoggin County (mileage reimbursement available).

Job Description:

Community health workers (CHWs) are front line public health workers that educate, advocate and empower community members on a variety of health issues and link them to available community resources and programs.

CHWs are trained to provide a range of health services, including the promotion of a tobacco-free lifestyle, nutrition education, prevention and management of chronic diseases, education, promotion of healthy lifestyles among youth, and skills for immigrants/refugees to navigate the U.S. health system.

Responsibilities
• Act as a liaisons between health organizations and the community they serve.
• Providing resources and support needed to cope with chronic, acute, and terminal illnesses.
• Advocate for and connect client to vital resources such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement, education, and/or social/peer support.
• Ability to access and employ community resources.
• Conduct all activities and interactions in a professional, caring manner.
• Work in a cooperative and collaborative manner as a team member.
• Attendance of all mandatory meetings, supervisions and trainings.
• Ability to turn in up-to-date daily progress notes and additional comments and
reports in a timely manner.

Requirements.

• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Reliable transportation and a clean driving record is a must.
• Prove of insurance of vehicle.
• Compassionate, caring attitude.
• Willingness to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Flexible scheduling.

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