Woodfords Family Services
  • 30-Mar-2021 to 29-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • $14 to $15
  • Hourly
  • Part-time

Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, EAP, 403 (b) Retirement Savings w/ Agency Match, Professional Training & Development

Behavioral Health Professionals (BHP)

Greater Portland

Multiple Part-time Schedules Available

Woodfords is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of children and teens and their families in the Greater Portland area.

  • We are hiring BHPs to join our team in: Cumberland, Falmouth, Portland, South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Westbrook, & Scarborough
  • We carefully match our BHPs and consumers

Compensation/Pay for Behavioral Health Professionals (BHPs):

  • Part-time positions available
  • $14.00 to $15.00 hourly wage based on education, experience, and certification
  • $0.50/hour wage increase once employee receives Behavioral Health Professional certification


  • 12 to 29 hours weekly
  • Behavioral Health Professionals often work in the afternoons, evenings, and on some weekends
  • Flexible schedules

Woodfords has a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Including:

  • Paid Training and Certification
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees

Woodfords is seeking committed, compassionate, and dynamic individuals who want to work as Behavioral Health Professionals (BHPs)

  • BHPs support children and teens in their community with specific goals to increase their skills in behavior management, communication, independent living, self-care, self-help, and socialization.
  • If you are passionate about supporting kids, teens, and their families to reach their goals, we will train you to be successful in this role!

Successful BHPs are:

  • Supportive and have a passion for helping others
  • Great communicators
  • Excellent problem solvers and able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Patient, understanding and creative

The Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Role:

Woodfords' Behavioral Health Professionals (BHPs):

  • Work one-on-one with a child or adolescent with special needs within their own home and community.
  • Work with the consumer on goals related to behavior, building social skills, following personal and daily routines, as well as community inclusion.
  • Are key members of the Rehabilitative & Community Support program
  • Work independently with the child or teen and cooperatively within a treatment team, including LCPCs, LCSWs, and BCBAs.
  • Have flexible schedules, mostly in the weekday afternoons, early evenings, and sometimes on weekends.

We invest in you and provide you with paid training & opportunities for advancement! We will teach you the skills and strategies needed to be successful.

Key Qualifications of a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • High school diploma or GED required (higher education is preferred)
  • Valid driver's license required
  • A reliable vehicle with current auto insurance required
  • Experience working with children with autism or intellectual disabilities preferred
  • Experience using teaching strategies derived from the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred
  • A positive attitude, high energy level and creativity

As an agency, Woodfords Family Services has implemented robust safety protocols in accordance with current CDC guidelines. We value the health and safety of our employees and consumers.

About Woodfords:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967.

  • For more than 50 years, our agency has been Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals and their families with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Want to learn more about our agency, programs or employment opportunities?

Take a look at this video and experience the work our in-home support teams do with our consumers and their families:

Liberty's Journey

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