Community Health and Counseling Services

Crisis Residential Specialist - Children

Bangor, ME 04402


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Are you interested in working in the mental health field supporting children?

CHCS is currently looking for individuals interested in working in residential crisis homes for children.

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 children 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

Must have a MHRT 1 or complete a MHRT 1 provisional certification with ten days of employment and obtain a full MHRT 1 within one year of employment

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

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

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