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Family Support Specialist/Visitation

at Community Care in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

* This position is being offered with a $1000 Sign On Bonus for Full Time, pro-rated for Part Time, paid upon successful completion of one year's employment *_

Community Care is excited to announce that we are now providing supervised visitation services for families! If you have been looking for a chance to make a direct and lasting impact on the lives of children and their families, this is the position for you!
A work mobile phone is provided for VSW's to better assist you in this position.

We are seeking several part-time Visit Support Workers (with the potential for full time depending on your availability/flexibility) to supervise visits between youth who are in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services and their family members. The VSW supervises visits, providing structure and guidance to visit participants, in one of our Family Visitation Centers, within families' homes, or within the community as determined by the Family Plan. The VSW plays an important role in helping families work toward reunification. VSW's must have reliable transportation and a State of Maine driver's license to provide transportation for youth to and from visits as necessary. Multiple shifts are available with peak hours being between 2pm and 7pm Mon-Fri. This is an ideal position if you are looking to supplement your current income and/or to have shifts that can accommodate your school or work schedule. We are also flexible with the number of hours worked per week!

Minimum qualifications:

· Minimum of 21 years of age or older;
· Minimum of a high school diploma/GED;
· 6 months of experience working with children and families.
We offer:

• A competitive wage and employees are paid for all hours worked
• Generous benefits package medical and dental coverage for full time and some part time employees
• Mileage Reimbursement

• A supportive team environment
• Excellent supervision and training
• Company cell phone provided

To view all openings, visit our website at http://www.comcareme.org/Careers/CareersOverview.aspx

Community Care offers community-based support and mental health services to individuals and families throughout Maine. Established in 1996, Care has grown to meet a wide range of social and clinical needs through its expanding continuum of programs and services, including an outpatient clinic, intensive home-based supports, adult services, and treatment foster care. We are committed to excellence in service delivery and we value strong cooperative efforts between community providers. Accredited nationally by the Council on Accreditation, we are recognized as a top quality resource for promoting the health, well-being, and independence of individuals and families. We value our membership in Maine communities and work with our clients in a friendly atmosphere staffed by sensitive and highly skilled professionals.

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Job Posting: 609760

Posted On: Sep 22, 2021

Updated On: Sep 22, 2021