Residential Support Specialist

  • Full-time
  • Rumford, ME
  • July 31, 2024

EMPLOYER: Community Concepts, Inc.



*OCMHS is an affiliate of Community Concepts*

We are hiring a Residential Support Specialist in our adult residential programs in Rumford. This position responsible for all aspects of direct client care in a Private Non-Medical Institution (PNMI) and/or Crisis Stabilization Unit and is full-time at 36 hours per week.

Essential Duties:

Provides ongoing support and care for clients, maintaining quality case recording, and encourages client’s compliance with various treatment and care plans
Encourages client’s daily living activities
Responsible for on-site health, safety, diet, and security, including cleanliness and tidiness to support a tranquil atmosphere for clients
Performs and coordinates various assessments, referrals, and discharge plans


Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability
Paid Time Off
Paid holidays
Retirement plan with agency contribution
Provided training to obtain MHRT-1 Certification

Desired Qualifications:

High School Diploma/G.E.D. required
Obtain and maintain MHRT-1 Certification

Other Requirements: Must have ability to be on a flexible schedule; Pre-employment background checks: Maine Background Check Center (SBI, Direct Care Worker Registry, Maine and National Sex Offender Registry, fraud, and federal debarment), DHHS- Child and Adult Protective, and DMV must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of continued employment; valid driver’s license and travel within the service area is required.

Oxford County Mental Health Services, an affiliate of Community Concepts, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Please request any necessary accommodation to participate in the application process.