Spurwink Services
  • Clinical
  • Lewiston, ME, USA
  • Full Time

$2000 Sign on Bonus


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 $2000 sign on bonus, $1000 paid upon 3 months of full-time employment, $1000 paid after 6 months of employment.

Robust Benefits Package:

  • Single person health insurance (as little as $19.84 every two weeks)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after one year of service)
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Pet Insurance

BENEFITS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Flexibility of Schedules
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Discounts on a Variety of Different Products

** 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.

DUTIES:

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. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this position is remote to start.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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 is an equal opportunity employer.

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