Woodfords Family Services
  • 02-Dec-2018 to 16-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • $14 to $16
  • Hourly
  • Full-time & Part-time

Full & Partial Benefits


Behavioral Health Professionals (BHP)

Greater Portland: Portland, South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Westbrook,  & Scarborough

Full and Part-time Positions Available

$250 Sign On Bonus!

(Eligible for bonus following successful completion of employee's 60-day introductory period)

Or

$500 Sign-On Bonus!

(Available to applicants who are certified BHPs prior to hire date; eligible for bonus following successful completion of employee's 60-day introductory period)

 

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

 

About the Person We Want to Hire as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • You are compassionate, energetic and a people person!
  • You are supportive and have a passion for helping others. 
  • You have good verbal and written communication skills, and are an excellent problem solver. 
  • You are patient, understanding and creative.
  • You're a dynamic individual who wants to impact the lives of people with special needs and their families!   

If this describes you, then a position as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) at Woodfords could be waiting for you!

                                          

About the Behavioral Health Professional Role:

As a Woodfords' Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • You will work one-on-one with a child or adolescent with special needs within their home and community focusing on behaviors, social skills, personal and daily routines, as well as community inclusion.
  • You will be a key member of the In-Home Support program working independently with the child and cooperatively with a treatment team.
  • Your schedule may be flexible allowing you to maintain a work/life balance.

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
  • A reliable vehicle with current auto insurance
  • Experience working with children with autism or intellectual disabilities (Desired, not required)
  • Experience using teaching strategies derived from the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (Desired, not required)
  • A positive attitude, high energy level and creativity

 

About Us:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. For 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.  Not only are we committed to our consumers and their families but we are also committed to our staff. That is why we have staff who have been working with us for 10, 20 and 30 plus years!

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

Take a look at these videos and hear from our staff, consumers and families about how amazing Woodfords is! 

 

Compensation for Behavioral Health Professionals (BHPs):

  • Part-time positions available
  • $13 to $15 hourly wage based on education, experience, and certification
  • $0.50/hour wage increase once employee receives Behavioral Health Professional certification

 

Woodfords has a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Including:

  • Health Insurance with multiple plan options to meet your needs, gym membership reimbursement and vision discounts (For full-time employees)
  • Dental Insurance (For full-time employees)
  • 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
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees

 

Additional Opportunities:

  •  Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development
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