Community Health and Counseling Services

Crisis Residential Specialist - Adult Services

Bangor, ME 04402


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Are you interested in working in the mental health field supporting adults? CHCS is currently looking for an individual interested in working at the crisis unit

Will monitor and provide therapeutic support in a short-term residential setting for clients who are in psychiatric crisis. Service delivered is described in each individual’s crisis stabilization plan

Service is provided to adults with varying needs, difficulties, levels of ability and demands in a quick paced environment

All interested candidates must complete an on-line employment application to be considered for employment at CHCS.

Please visit our website at **[**](** to apply or contact HR at 922-4600 x6484 to set up an interview.**

CHCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, pay transparency, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

Equal Opportunity employer including veteran and disability


Must have a High School Diploma or GED

Experience working with clients who have mental illness is a plus along with any secondary education in a mental health field

Strong knowledge of medications and medical terminology, mental health issues and crisis theory is preferred

Must have MHRT I or complete the MHRT I Provisional Certification within ten days of employment and must obtain a full MHRT I within one year of employment

Must have a valid Maine driver's license and reliable transportation.


CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.

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