Per Diem Residential Care Associate - Buxton $100 sign-on bonus and $250 following successful completion of introductory period
Day One Residential Facility | Buxton, ME
Day One is Maine's leading agency preventing and treating adolescent substance use, and helping them live productive, healthy and rewarding lives. This per diem care associate position will provide care and supervision to clients (girls 13-18) in Day One's residential treatment program in Buxton, ME. This position is for week-end and evening hours. Responsibilities include maintaining documentation, physical security and safety procedures; supervisinge residents to ensure that the rules of the house are followed and the needs of the clients are met. Take appropriate steps in emergencies; maintain effective relationships by providing active listening and support; document client contact notes; participate in team meetings and training groups when appropriate; dispense medication and maintain accurate medical records. Must demonstrate excellent sense of judgment, strong boundaries, personal stability, responsibility and dependability. This is a per diem position, with no specific hours, but will include week-end, evenings, and possibly overnight hours.
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 maintainig boundaries, satisfactory driving record and ability to provide transportation to residents, satisfactory background checks, and interest and availability in working week-ends and evenings, Preference will be given to candidates with adolescent residential experience.
As a per diem, this position is not benefit eligible; however, the position encompasses 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
Education: Some knowledge of adolescent development, substance use, and recovery is required.
Rate of pay: $14.50 - $14.75/hour.
Location: Day One Residential Facility, 18 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton Me 04093