Full Time Residential Care Associate - Buxton
Day One Residential Facility | Buxton, ME
Day One is Maine's leading agency preventing and treating adolescent substance use and mental health needs, and helping them live productive, healthy and rewarding lives. This full time position will provide care and supervision to residents (girls 13-18) in Day One's residential treatment program in Buxton, ME. Responsibilities include maintaining documentation, physical security and safety procedures; supervising residents to ensure that the rules of the house are followed, schedules are met, and the needs of the residents are met. Taking appropriate steps in emergencies; maintaining effective relationships by providing active listening and support; documenting client contact notes; participating in team meetings and training groups when appropriate; dispensing medication and maintaining accurate medical records. Must demonstrate excellent sense of judgment, strong boundaries, personal stability, responsibility and dependability. $14.50 - $15.00/hour.
Minimum requirements: Two or more years of human services-related experience, including working with adolescents with substance use issues, relevant training and education. Strong communication skills, with active listening, limit-setting and role-modeling skills. Must demonstrate excellent sense of judgment, responsibility, dependability and personal stability. CRMA licensure (Agency paid). Sound judgment in maintaining strong boundaries, satisfactory driving record and ability to provide transportation to residents, satisfactory background checks, and interest and availability in working flexible hours, including week-ends, evenings and holidays if necessary. Preference will be given to candidates with adolescent residential experience.
This position offers comprehensive benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid sick leave and personal leave, significant employer contribution toward group medical and dental insurance, 401K and 401K Roth with employer match, training benefits, STD/LTD/Life insurance paid by employer, plus the intangible benefit of working with a collaborative and collegial team of colleagues, with an opportunity to make a significant and positive impact on youth in our community. For more information about Day One visit us at www.day-one.org. EOE
Some knowledge of adolescent development, substance use, and recovery is required. Must provide copy of H.S./GED diploma, at minimum.
Day One Girls Residential Facility 18 Salmon Falls Rd., Buxton ME 04093