spurwink services Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker in Lewiston, Maine
Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker
Lewiston, ME, USA
$3500 Sign on Bonus
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Spurwink is looking for a Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker with strong skills to join our Lewiston Behavioral Health Homes Team. The Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker works across home, community, school, and office settings. The ideal candidate will have the language capacity to serve a multicultural population. The Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker works in partnership with a clinician and other Spurwink social service providers to reduce cultural barriers for refugee children and families in need of mental health services. The Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker will learn about Trauma Systems Therapy adapted for refugees, a model that works with families to negotiate cultural differences, increase collaboration among service providers and systems and reduce the stress associated with isolation and acculturation. The Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker provides case management services for clients to address needs associated with resettlement.
This position also includes a $3500 sign on bonus, $1750 paid upon 3 months of full-time employment, $1750 paid after 6 months of employment.
Robust Benefits Package:
Health Insurance (as little as $19.84 every two weeks)
Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after one year of service)
Identity Theft Insurance
BENEFITS MAY INCLUDE:
Flexibility of Schedules
Career Advancement Opportunities
Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000 annually)
Generous Paid Time Off
Discounts on a Variety of Different Products
Opportunity for Same Day Pay
** If a new hire changes status to either part-time or per diem status during any of that timeframe, they will forfeit the sign on bonus that is yet to be paid.
As a Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker on the ShifaME Team you will be serving refugee and asylee populations in the Lewiston area. You will provide intake and complete assessments when clients are referred and develop a plan of care for the child with input from the team that integrates behavioral and physical health needs and goals. The Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker will connect families with needed resources, address barriers and make referrals. The Cultural Broker/Care Coordinator works closely with the schools in an effort to best serve the New Mainer student population. This position is flexible but in-person work is required.
BA in a related field. Good computer skills, and good communication skills. Must be well organized. Candidates must have the linguistic and cultural experience to provide cultural brokering. The ideal candidate will have the language capacity to serve a multicultural population, including Swahili and Kinyarwanda.
Spurwink considers the health and safety of its clients, staff, contractors, and the community to be its highest priority. In this rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Spurwink is working closely with the CDC, DHHS, DOE, CDS, and other partners to operate in the manner that is safest for all while also providing essential behavioral health services.
Spurwink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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