Becoming part of the Sweetser family means you can make a difference in the lives of Maine children, adults, and families every day. As a nationally recognized and accredited leader, we offer competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and the opportunity to join a passionate team of more than 700 employees.
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THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD:• Provide supportive, respectful, non-judgmental care to adult clients and assist them in meeting goals identified in treatment plans.• Actively engage with clients while maintaining clear boundaries.• Accept individual differences and learn from them.• Approach each client with an attitude of discovery and hope.• Support independent client functioning that leads to increased skills upon discharge. • Utilize effective communication skills that improve client outcomes and promote teamwork.• Work as a team player delivering effective care to clients and promoting continuous harmonious working relationships.• Independently maintain an environment that promotes safety and efficiency.• Write descriptive and concise progress notes relative to the clients' defined goals and objectives.• Have the ability to relate effectively to a wide range of clients.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:• Valid state driver's license.• Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:• High School diploma and experience working in the mental/behavioral health field.• One (1) year of experience providing direct care and/or crisis intervention to adults in a related field.• MHRT I state certification or eligibility for and completion of certification within the first year of employment.