Employment Opportunity: Certified Peer Specialist (Recovery Coach), CRIF, Full Time

Organization: 
Mental Health Partnerships
Location: 
Upper Darby, PA

PEER SUPPORT/COACHING
• Works with participant to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion
• Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness
• Facilitates the participant's self-review of progress upon each encounter
• In partnership with each participant assesses their hopes, strengths, accomplishments and challenges in order to achieve his/her stated goals
• In partnership with each participant develops the recovery plan and his/her support system in order to support him/her in becoming self-sufficient
• Supports participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations.
• Supports participants' in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals.
• Assists the individual in preparation and recording of the peer support recovery plan, progress notes, and other documents that verify service delivery using person-first language, in a timely manner according to established quality and regulatory standards.
• Uses knowledge, skills and training from Certified Peer Specialist training to model, coach, support and advocate with participants.
• Supports and assists participants when necessary and ensures participants safety when participating in events, visits, and other interactions.

Deadline: 
8/23/19
Qualifications: 

• Minimum of a High School or GED Diploma; Associates Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred
• Credentialed as a Certified Peer Specialist.
• Minimum of three years of experience in a behavioral health work environment
• Must possess a valid driver's license.
• Must have access to a car to use for work on a daily basis.
• Must have automobile insurance coverage at the state requirement levels and current state registration.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the local Mental Health System
• Demonstrated ability to create, read and send e-mail through Google.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word.
• Must be possess the drive and integrity to be able to work independently and problem solve.
• Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, time sheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office Applications, ADP and other relevant software
• Must have basic electronic communication and internet skills to gather information required for the program or program participants.
• Must be able to use new computer systems and/or software functions as they become available.

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