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Behavioral Health Professionals (BHPs)

at Woodfords Family Services in Troy, Maine, United States

Job Description

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) needed for consumer in Troy.


$1500 Bonus (bonus paid after successful completion of 60-day introductory period)


We've got an employment opportunity that changes lives, including yours!

We are seeking compassionate and energetic individuals, who are committed to support children and teens with special needs and their families, to join our Rehabilitative & Community Support team!


Schedule:

  • BHP needed full-time for teenage male in Troy. Age 16 years; 30 hours a week with combo of 1 weekend day and weekdays.

Pay/Compensation: $14.00 to $16.00 hourly


Benefits:

  • Health Insurance (w/ multiple plan options to meet your needs & gym membership reimbursement)
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees
  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Paid Training
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Woodfords Family Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Woodfords is committed to support employees who are eligible for the PSLF Program with necessary documentation.
  • Woodfords is committed to supporting eligible full-time BHPs to apply for the Maine Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Pilot Program (valued up to $75,000 in student loan repayment).

About the Person We Want to Join Our Team as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • Compassionate, energetic and a people person!
  • Supportive and has a passion for helping others
  • Has good verbal and written communication skills
  • An excellent problem solver
  • Patient, understanding and creative
  • Available afternoons, evenings, and some weekends
  • You're a dynamic individual who wants to impact the lives of people with special needs and their families!

If the above describes you, then a position as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) at Woodfords could be waiting for you!


Key Qualifications of a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Valid driver's license required
  • A reliable vehicle with current auto insurance required
  • Experience working with children with autism or intellectual disabilities¬†(Desired, not required)
  • Experience using teaching strategies derived from the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)¬†(Desired, not required)
  • A positive attitude, high energy level and creativity

BHP Role:

As a Woodfords' Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • Work one-on-one with a child or adolescent with special needs within their home and community focusing on behaviors, social skills, personal and daily routines, as well as community inclusion
  • Be a key member of the Rehabilitative & Community Support program working independently with the child and cooperatively with a treatment team

We invest in our employees and provide paid training & opportunities for advancement! We teach the skills and strategies needed to be successful.


About Woodfords:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. For 50 years, our agency has been Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals and their families with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities.


"I am a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) at Woodfords, and I love being able to work in the school system as well as provide services in-home. One of my favorite parts of working as a BHP is establishing connections and building relationships with my consumers and their families. I have learned how important it is to have positive relationships in order to effectively do my job and provide support to my consumers. Since day one as a BHP at Woodfords, I have had nothing but positive interactions with my co-workers. I have always admired how supportive all of my supervisors are. They always find a way to show staff that their hard work is appreciated, and always incorporate ways to make the work environment fun." - Caitlyn, BHP

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2515241-104039
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Job Posting: 799867

Posted On: Aug 12, 2022

Updated On: Sep 11, 2022