Penquis

Article Title: Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)- Kennebec and Somerset Counties

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Skowhegan, Anson, Madison, Waterville, Winslow, Vassalboro and surrounding areas

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is currently seeking candidates for a part-time/flexible schedule BHP to support clients in Skowhegan, Anson, Madison, Waterville, Winslow, Vassalboro and surrounding areas.

As a BHP, you will work one on one with children and youth up to age 20 with developmental disabilities or skill deficits, in both their home and community environments. BHPs assist clients with increasing their communication skills, social skills and daily living skills by implementing specific treatment goals.

The minimum qualifications are, HS Diploma or equivalent, driver’s license in good standing and reliable insured transportation.  Must have good communication skills, a desire to make a difference and enjoy working with children and youth up to age 20 and the ability to function independently while performing job responsibilities.

Penquis provides paid training for all required certifications as well as on the job training and support.  The starting rate of pay for BHP is $15.55 per hour

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no other disqualifying background as outlined in current contract provisions. 

For more information or to apply online at Penquis Employment or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) to request an application and job description.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.