Social Work positions at Job Corps through Cutler Health

Proposals are being accepted for the provision of mental health services to a vocational training center in Bangor, ME. The center serves economically challenged, diverse adolescents and young adults by offering a residential, educational, and career technical training program. The mental health professional would join an existing, multidisciplinary mental health team that provides the early identification and diagnosis of mental health problems; basic mental health care; and mental health promotion, prevention, and education designed to help students overcome barriers to employability. The program utilizes an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) approach that includes short-term therapy with an employability focus, referral to center resources, crisis intervention, and trainings/mental health education to staff and students.

The focus of this position will be on mental health promotion and education. We are seeking an energetic, positive, engaging professional who enjoys working with groups of people and who is enthusiastic about promoting mental health for at-risk youth. Although primary duties will be training and educating about mental health, the successful applicant will assist the mental health team in providing limited assessment, treatment, and crisis intervention.

Applicant must be licensed to practice in Maine at the Master’s level and have at least one year of post- licensure clinical experience with adolescents and young adults. Hours are flexible from 8:00 to 3:30 weekdays. 15 hours per week required with time off permitted for vacation/illness.

Insurance for malpractice, worker’s compensation, and working with minors is required and these costs will be covered by UMaine.