Treatment Foster Care Support Specialist

at Spurwink Services in Portland, Maine, United States

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Treatment Foster Care Support Specialist

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$5500 Sign on Bonus! Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job $5,500 Sign-On Bonus!!!! Spurwink Services is looking for a Treatment Foster Care Support Specialist to join our Team! Spurwink is a nationally accredited non-profit organization that provides a broad range of mental health and educational services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Spurwink’s Treatment Foster Care Program currently serves children and families in 11 of the Maine counties. This position works directly with clients 4-5 afternoons/early evenings per week. The days of the week can be flexible. This position also includes a $5,500 sign-on bonus, $2750 paid upon 3 months of full-time employment, $2750 paid after 6 months of employment. Robust Benefits Package:

+ Health Insurance

+ Dental Insurance

+ Vision Insurance

+ Life Insurance

+ Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after one year of service)

+ Identity Theft Insurance

+ Pet Insurance


+ Flexibility of Schedules

+ Career Advancement Opportunities

+ Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000 annually)

+ Student Loan Assistance

+ Generous Paid Time Off

+ Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts

+ Opportunity for Same Day Pay

Don’t apply to just any job. Jumpstart your career with Spurwink by getting in touch with us today. DUTIES: Support Specialists build social, coping, and independent living skills with children, as well as support foster families and supervise visits with birth families. Work with clinicians, case managers, and foster families to facilitate individualized treatment of foster children. Supervise visits between foster children and their biological families and report any concerns to the supervisor. Provide one on one support to foster children when indicated. Work with clients, biological families, and foster families from a strengths-based perspective using positive role-modeling, skill-building, and behavioral interventions. QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree strongly encouraged and Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have 1 or more years of experience working in an educational or social service environment. Applicants should have excellent customer service skills. Spurwink considers the health and safety of its clients, staff, contractors, and the community to be its highest priority. In this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Spurwink is working closely with the CDC, DHHS, DOE, CDS, and other partners to operate in the manner that is safest for all while also providing essential behavioral health services. Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Spurwink Services
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Job Posting: JC236531139

Posted On: Mar 18, 2023

Updated On: Apr 05, 2023

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