Spurwink Services
  • Clinical
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • 20.00-23.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

$3500 Sign on Bonus!


$3,500 Sign-On Bonus!!!!

Spurwink is looking for a Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker with strong interpersonal skills to join our SHIFA Me 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 immigrant and refugee children and families in need of mental health services. In this position, you will be trained in 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. The position pays between at $20.00-$23.50 per hour depending on experience, with opportunities for monthly and quarterly incentives.

Robust Benefits Package:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Account with Matching Contribution (after one year of service)
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Pet Insurance

Additional Benefits:

  • Flexibility of Hours
  • Autonomy
  • Opportunity to Work Partially from Home
  • High Level of Supervisor, Training, and Support
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $2000 annually) with the Ability to Simultaneously Work Towards an Advanced Degree
  • No On-Call, Late Night, or Weekend Hours
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Verizon & Sprint Cell Phone Discounts
  • Opportunity for Same Day Pay

DUTIES:

As a Care Coordinator/Cultural Broker on the Shifa ME Team you will be serving immigrant, refugee and asylee populations in the Cumberland County 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.

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 and be multi-lingual with preferred languages being English, Portuguese and Arabic.

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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