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Nationally recognized and accredited, each year Sweetser connects 20,000 children, adults, and family members with the services they need and deserve in the treatment of mental illness. The organization’s roots in residential care for children date back to 1828.

Our caring and compassionate professionals provide services in mental health, recovery and education, creating promising futures for the children, adults and families we serve. Our professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice psychiatric nurses and licensed clinical social workers, supporting our statewide network of care:

*  Community-based services: Assertive Community Treatment, Behavioral Health Home, Community 
    Integration, Primary Care Integration, and School-based Services
*  Crisis Services: Crisis Stabilization Units, and Mobile Crisis Intervention
*  Outpatient Services: Affiliate Network, Individual, Family or Group Therapy, New England Eating Disorders, Psychiatric 
    Services, Psychological Testing, School-based Therapy, and Substance Use Disorder Therapy
*  Peer Services: Intentional Warm Line, and Peer Training Network
*  Residential and Educational Services: Day Treatment Services, FOCUS Through Adventure, and Specialized Schools

As part of our dynamic, growing organization, you can help make a difference in the lives of the children, adults, and families of Maine. A nationally recognized and accredited leader, we have the resources to help you excel: competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and a motivated team of more than 700 employees. Find out how Sweetser can make all the difference in your career!

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Community Integration Worker - Adult (Lewiston/Brunswick)
Job Code:9082
Location:Lewiston 04240
Department:Adult Case Mgmt Services
FT/PT Status:Fee for Service
  
Summary:
Provide community integration services for adults with serious mental illness in consultation with the person served, the family and a multi-disciplinary team of natural supports and professionals.  This position will cover the Lewiston and Brunswick areas.
Do you have full-time work and weekends off?
At the end of the day have you made a difference in someone’s life?
Do you have benefits, including paid vacation time?
Do you have the flexibility to attend appointments or a child’s activity during your work day?
Do you have an opportunity to earn more than your base pay if you choose? 

If you enjoy working with people, can multi-task and thrive on working independently, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and valid driver’s license and reliable transportation,  Sweetser would like to talk with you about how to become a community integration worker and enjoy these working conditions.

Position Requirements
• Two years of experience working with adults with serious mental illness preferred.
• Possession of and ability to maintain a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Ability to respond to clients, family and colleagues in a sensitive and respectful manner.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of adults with mental illness and their families.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative and direct service staff throughout the agency, 
   with peers and the members of the community.
• Ability to manage multi-task situations and conflicting demands, cope with stressful situations, prioritize projects and 
   responsibilities, and meet critical deadlines.
• Strong computer skills- experience using electronic client records, Outlook, Word, Excel, and being able to navigate throughout 
   computer applications is needed.
• Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements
If you have a bachelor’s degree in a health and human services area you could get started right away.
With a GED or high school diploma you can take five classes and move into a community integration position.
Sweetser will pay for the additional five classes to complete a MHRT-C certificate, putting you on a social services career path.
  

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