Article Title: Visit Support Supervisor

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The Penquis Family Visit Program for Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours per week; benefits eligible) Visit Support Supervisor based in Bangor. The program provides supportive visitation for families working toward family reunification, providing a safe and supportive environment for family visits, builds on the strengths of individual family members, and assists with resources and tools to enhance parenting skills and promote positive parent and child interactions.

The Visit Support Supervisor will coordinate with DHHS child welfare case workers, supervise program staff, coordinate and provide training to program staff, ensure compliance with program policies and procedures, ensure all documentation, data, and outcome and contract requirements are met, participate in team meetings and provide family supportive visitation as needed.

The Visit Support Supervisor position requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Licensed Social Worker (LSW or LSW-C) but not required, as well as experience working with children and families. This position also requires documented experience supervising direct services staff. Must have reliable transportation and the ability to work flexible hours. Weekends and evenings are required. Must have computer proficiency and strong written, verbal, and organizational skills. Experience providing supervised visitation services and experience with contract management a plus. Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions; no record of OUI within 5 years, no record of probation or parole within 10 years, and must have no criminal or juvenile restraining orders within 10 years.  Starting pay for this position is $19.99/hour. Penquis offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, P.O. Box 1162, Bangor, ME 04402-1162, Tel: 973-3500, TDD: 973:3520, from our offices in Lincoln, Rockland, and Dover-Foxcroft or applicant may apply online at  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

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