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Article Title: Visit Support Worker

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Family Reunification is Our Goal

Visit Support Worker provides supportive visitation for families working toward family reunification. The program provides 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 Worker supervises visits between children and their families to provide education, and appropriate support to children and their parents, while ensuring compliance with the program policies and procedures.

  • Located: Lincoln, Maine
  • Full Time (36 hours with benefits)

You must have a high school diploma/GED and experience working with children and families and must be 18 years of age. Must have reliable insured, transportation and the ability to work flexible hours. Early evenings and occasional Saturdays are required. Must have computer experience, strong communication skills, written and verbal, and exceptional organizational skills. Experience providing supervised visitation is a plus.

The starting rate of pay for this position is $16.41 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience. 

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. For more information email: employment@penquis.org  or call 207-973-3500 (TDD: 207-973-3520). Please apply by clicking the APPLY TODAY button below.

Applications will be accepted until January 19, 2023.

Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.  It is the expectation that all Penquis employees will adhere to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 

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. #VSW

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