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Recuperative Care 2nd Shift Caseworker

Job Details

Preble Street - PORTLAND, ME
Full Time
$20.70 Hourly


Preble Street Health Services Recuperative Care Program (RCP) has 2 open Caseworker positions with 2nd shift schedules. Caseworkers work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with Greater Portland Health (GPH) and Maine Medical Center (MMC) staff in an innovative program that partners medical services and social services to offer people experiencing homelessness who have been discharged from hospital care a safe and supportive environment in which to recover.

RCP Caseworkers support clients receiving medical and behavioral health care in their continued recovery by engaging with and providing direct services, maintaining a safe environment, providing staff coverage in the program, and providing comprehensive case management services.

The schedule for this full-time position is Tuesday – Saturday, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm.


Qualifications include related experience in or relevant to providing direct services to people experiencing homelessness, or a comparable combination of education and relevant experience.

Also required are an understanding of and alignment with Preble Street’s mission, positive regard for individuals accessing services for homelessness and poverty; a commitment to providing low-barrier services; strong communication, de-escalation, and crisis intervention skills; familiarity with community resources; strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain documentation of services; ability to work with and maintain professional boundaries with diverse populations; and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status Requirement: The Recuperative Care Program Caseworker is required to have up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination status upon hire and to maintain up-to-date vaccination status for the duration of employment in the Recuperative Care Program.

Compensation and Benefits
The hourly rate of pay for this full-time (40 hours/week) position is $20.70 per hour. As a direct service position in a 24/7 program, this position is eligible for shift differentials of $1.00 per hour for all hours actually worked between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm or $2.00 per hour for all hours actually worked between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am.

Generous paid time off, insurance, and retirement plan benefits include:

  • 160 hours vacation time, 96 hours sick time, 16 hours personal time, and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Health insurance w/ 100% employer-paid option; Dental insurance w/ 100% employer-paid option; Vision insurance; Employer-paid Life, STD, and LTD insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan w/ employer match


To Apply: We encourage applicants to apply via Preble Street’s website employment page. Applications (resume and cover letter, preferred) may also be emailed to or mailed via USPS mail to Preble Street Human Resources, 55 Portland Street, Portland, ME 04101. Please note that automatically generated confirmations of receipt will be sent in response to applications sent via email. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be otherwise contacted.

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Preble Street, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, has been working since 1975 to provide best practice social services that meet urgent needs and end hunger and homelessness for individuals and families in Maine living in poverty.

Preble Street is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to equity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and consider applications for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.