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Functional Support Specialists

Community Partners

Community Partners, Strafford County’s premier behavioral health & developmental services provider, links people to the long-term supports and services they need to a live a full life in this community. Our nonprofit agency emphasizes delivery of quality social services to the people who need them. In order to do that we need employees who want to be proud of the work they do every day. 

Are you looking to build a career in behavioral health services and be a part of a supportive team environment? Community Partners is seeking positive and reliable employees to work as Functional Support Specialist's in Stafford County. As a Functional Support specialist you would provide direct support to clients with mental health challenges to help them build resiliency and successfully live in their community.

Adult Services – Your work on our talented and supportive team will provide rehabilitative and clinical services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness in community-, home- and office-based settings.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team – As part of our dedicated, multidisciplinary team you will provide support to help adults build skills to manage symptoms from persistent mental illness in community-based settings. This position offers a flexible schedule, a supportive team, and the ability to truly make a difference. Successful candidates will be organized self-starters who enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Youth & Family Services – You will provide direct support to children with mental health challenges and their families in home-, school- and community-based settings. In addition to the education requirement below, one year’s experience working with children and families is preferred along with flexible day and evening hours.

The positions listed above are all 40-hours/week and offer wage ranges starting at $14.43/hour as well as generous benefit packages including paid time off, health and dental insurance, retirement planning and opportunities for growth within the agency.

Also available is a part-time position with the ACT Team. This 25-hours/week position offers a wage range starting at $14.43/hour as well as health insurance and an FSA (Flexible Spending Account).

All Functional Support Specialist positions require a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or a related field such as Social Work, Psychology, or Education. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including evening and morning hours according to the needs of the clients and their families.

As local travel is a requirement of these positions, candidate must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of adequate vehicle liability coverage, and reliable transportation.

Please Note: All candidates must pass a background check which includes criminal and driving records.

If you’re ready to work for an amazing company and think this position is right for you, please complete our online application at

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Date Added: August 2, 2017

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