Telehealth Substance Use Treatment Clinician (LCSW), Springvale HUB

  • MaineHealth
  • Springvale, Sanford, ME 04083, USA
  • Oct 15, 2021

Job Description


Up to 10,000 Sign On Bonus*

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure from the Maine State Board of Social Work is required.

This position will primarily operate remotely via telehealth to support all three of our treatment hubs (located in Rockland, South Portland, and Springvale), with the potential for some in-person office based clinical work.


Position Summary: 

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking an independently licensed Clinician (LCSW) to join our substance use disorder treatment team!

This position would work closely with our substance use department navigator with a principal focus on access to our services, providing intake/assessments, and assisting clients in getting scheduled with the recommended treatment services within our hubs. Additionally, in this position, there is the opportunity to diversity the role by periodically participating in the offering of IOP, individual and group therapy.

Join our dynamic multidisciplinary team that provides an array of substance use treatment services including early recovery care, Intensive Outpatient Programming, group treatment, individual treatment,  medication assisted treatment, and peer support services!

The ideal candidate will enjoy team-based care, have experience treating individuals with substance use disorders, have experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, and be comfortable working in a dynamic behavioral health setting. Team members ascribe to MaineHealth’s intent to reduce stigma by treating substance use disorders in a chronic care model, alongside other common medical conditions.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is Northern New England's leading integrated behavioral healthcare system. It serves predominantly southern, western, central and Mid-Coast Maine, and is composed of southern Maine's only nonprofit psychiatric hospital, outpatient treatment, crisis services, Crisis Stabilization units, as well as 5 ACT teams.  


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: Master’s degree in Social Work or Clinical Counseling from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

  • License/Certifications: Maine State licensure to practice as a LCSW, LMSW or LCPC is required. Maine State licensure to practice as a LADC and CADC preferred. Maine State licensure to practice as a LADC and CADC preferred.

  • Experience: Two or more years' work experience in a substance abuse or mental health treatment setting preferred. 2+ years of related work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred. Depending on client population to be serviced, desired work experience may vary. Prior experience with clinical methods and techniques used in individual, family and group therapy as related to mental health and/or substance abuse issues is required.

  • Knowledge of social work/ counseling theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare are required.