Lead Residential Care Worker, Warren Street

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockland, ME, USA
  • May 04, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is looking for a passionate and dedicated Lead Residential Care Workers to provide personal care, supervision, skills teaching to clients/residents, provide personal supervision for clients in their own homes as defined by the client’s community support worker and the client’s individual service plan, as well as administrative assistance to the Residential Supervisor. 

As a Lead Residential Care Worker, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting clients with daily living skills
  • Skills teaching
  • Medication administration
  • Transportation
  • Providing daily support to clients in reaching personal and treatment goals
  • Access to day programs and job training
  • Assistance with symptom management
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Referral for substance abuse treatment services

Maine Behavioral Healthcare operates six group homes, two supported living programs, and one supported apartment programs. The Maine State Department of Health and Human Services licenses these group homes. Each home accommodates 3 to 10 adults with support available on site 24 hours a day. The programs are transitional in nature and designed to help residents recover, improve their health and well-being, and develop skills for more independent living. Residents share in household responsibilities like meal planning and preparation, and participate in planned social activities.

To learn more about our Residential Programs, visit our website:

https://mainehealth.org/maine-behavioral-healthcare/services/community-treatment/residential-housing

Why MaineHealth?

MaineHealth offers a generous benefit package to all eligible team members, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, employer 403b contributions, and shift differentials.  MaineHealth also offers educational reimbursement to encourage continued growth!

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Education: High School diploma or equivalent is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other related field is preferred.
  2. License/Certifications: MHRT-I certification or eligibility to received certification required. MHRT/C certification or eligibility to received certification required. Proof of all certifications required for provisional MHRT-I. Valid driver’s license and appropriate level of automobile liability insurance.
  3. Experience: 2+ years' experience working in a residential care setting preferred. 2+ years’ experience working with a broad spectrum of mentally ill clients desirable.
  4. Able to pass the driving safety standards as set by the insurance company
  5. Qualify as and “Other Qualified Mental Health Professional” from the Maine Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services