Certified Peer Specialist (Recovery Coach), CRIF, Full Time
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
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.
ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
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.