Residential Care Coordinator
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The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a Residential Care Coordinator for our Gordon Green Residential Program.
Gordon Green Residential Treatment Program, with a capacity of eight residents, provides trauma-informed treatment and support services to adults living with mental illness complicated by co-occurring chronic health conditions.
The Residential Care Coordinators are professional social work positions that are responsible for providing quality treatment and service planning for the program. These positions contribute to the accomplishment of the Agency mission through the provision of direct clinical services to residential clients and serve as a clinical consultant to the residential staff or through the provision of home-based and community-based case management services to youth, adults, and families with a mental health diagnosis.
Complete intakes and client screenings for admission into the program
Preform Comprehensive Assessment, treatment planning, lead therapeutic activities, and establish goals with clients while supporting their needs during treatment
Provide discharge planning for clients
Ensure a safe residential environment by providing crisis intervention, safety planning, and structured activities for clients
These positions attend weekly program staff meetings and participate in other meetings as necessary. Work is performed, reviewed, and evaluated under the supervision of the Program Director.
This is a full-time, hourly located in Portland, ME.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field required.
Minimum two to three years of experience in mental health field a preferred.
Must become certified as Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician 1 (MHRT1) within 1 year of employment; then maintain required trainings to uphold continuous MHRT1 status.
Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check.
Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.
If MHRT is required for position you must pass CNA registry check.
If residential or ECE employee must be able to pass pre-employment physical and TB screen.
Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry small children or material weighing up to 25 pounds.
Normal office conditions such as sitting, with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and lifting up to 10 pounds.
Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work. A good driving record is required
The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package. Explore here:
Our benefits include but are not limited to:
Generous paid time off
9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
Dental and Vision insurance options
Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
403(b) retirement with a generous agency match
Tuition Reimbursement - Additional information about benefits offered by TOA and eligibility requirements will be explained upon hire.
The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Why Work for TOA?
The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.
The Opportunity Alliance envisions contributing meaningfully to a community in which families and individuals are thriving and supported as they pursue their aspirations for a better life. Within The Opportunity Alliance, there is a shared belief that positive change is possible.
The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine.
TOA tackles some of our community's most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources.
The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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