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School Based Community Health Worker, Lewiston

Kennebec Behavioral Health, named one of Best Places to Work in Maine for 2021, 2022 and 2023, is currently hiring a part-time (32-hour/week) School-based Community Health Worker (CHW) in Lewiston. The CHW will provide care coordination to high-school youth receiving school-based tele-counseling services. They will also work alongside the Tele-counseling Clinician and school personnel to facilitate and support program referrals as well as the provision of behavioral health services within the school setting. The CHW will develop a partnership with the youth and family to assist in the completion of agency documentation, coordination of safe and appropriate access to counseling sessions and referrals for other needed services, as identified by the treatment team. Additionally, the CHW will facilitate the scheduling of sessions and data collection for project evaluation. Other responsibilities include participation in team meetings and school events, as applicable.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with BHP or eligible to receive BHP provisional. Experience working with at-risk youth and families preferred as well as experience working within a school setting. A successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, be adaptable and enjoy working as part of a team.

KBH is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) that provides workers with qualifying employment and loan payments federal student debt forgiveness after 10 years or 120 monthly payments.

Other benefits include:

  • 403(b) and an employer match of 5%
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off, including 20 vacation days, 8 sick days, 1 personal day
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement

To apply for this job please visit referrals.kbhmaine.org.

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