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Residential Support Worker II – Shalom House, Inc. – S Portland, ME

We have NEW increased our hourly pay rates. Positions start at $16.50/hour (if candidate comes with an MHRT1 starting pay is $17.00/hour). We also have created new pay ranges that increase pay the longer you stay at Shalom!

Shalom House, Inc is the largest provider of community residential programs and housing for adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Maine. In addition we administrate BRAP and Shelter Plus Care subsidies and have an art program. Join an agency committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients.

Shalom House, has 1 full time and 1 part time job openings for Residential Support Worker II (RSWII) to work in our S. Portland program. This program works with individuals who have both severe and persistent mental illness as well as significant medical and self-care issues. This is a great opportunity to combine use of CNA type skills and working with individuals living with mental illness at the same time. You would be joining a dynamic team of mental health professionals to provide psycho-social rehabilitation services in a variety of different programs. Residential Support Worker II are responsible for assisting residents in carrying out skills of daily living and in utilization of community mental health supports as well as having knowledge of and assisting with the action steps of our residents current Individual Treatment Plans. Other duties include medication administration and/or supervision, overseeing and maintaining physical plant including housekeeping, maintenance, safety and supplies.

Schedule options will be discussed during phone interview.

Minimum Requirements for Residential Support Worker II position: *CNA’s encouraged to apply. High school diploma or GED with some experience in mental health work. Valid Driver’s License required for day and evening shifts(Awake Overnights do not need a driver’s license). Residential Support Workers II must complete Mental Health Technician I coursework within 12 months of employment with Shalom paying for all needed training and a .50 cent an hour raise upon completion of certification. Ability to be proficient in reading, writing and taking direction. Ability to set limits, provide role modeling for residents and be comfortable in teaching skills of daily living.

  • Positions do not require CNA certification

Experience working with adults with mental illness

No Phone Calls Please

Residential Support Worker II applicants must have a valid Maine driver’s license with acceptable driving history. We do criminal background checks and driving history checks on all potential new hires.

Benefits: Excellent fringe benefit package including life, health, vision and dental insurance for employee, Short and long term disability insurances, flexible spending accounts, training and 401k plan.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.50 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Professional Mental Health: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:


Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


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