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Peer Counselor (Middle Island, NY)

Concern Housing

compensation: $19.00/hr.
employment type: full-time
job title: Peer Counselor
Concern Housing offers a generous benefit package which includes; Medical Insurance (Agency pays 80% of the premium), Affordable Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Agency Sponsored Retirement Plan, Employee Sponsored 403(b) Retirement Plan, Agency Sponsored Life Insurance Coverage and an Excellent Paid Time Off Package. Concern encourages employee growth, offering Educational Assistance and Scholarship Programs, Licensure Reimbursement and Possible Internship/Clinical Supervision. Referral Bonuses are also available!

Concern Housing is seeking a Peer Counselor to join our Mobile Residential Team. The Peer Counselor will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of direct services to participants, from the perspective of the person he/she is serving and not necessarily what recovery looks like to a provider. The Peer Counselor provides a variety of services, ranging from the teaching of skills to delivery of concrete services to providing counseling to clients.

Position: Peer Counselor
Location: Middle Island
Schedule: Schedule TBD/30 hours per week
Salary: $19.00/hr.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides direct care services to clients.

Responsible for documentation of clients assigned to as well as documentation relating to other clients progress.

Facilitate support and educational groups for clients.

Educate staff about peer perspective, person-centered language, rights and protections, and alternatives.

Educates and assures that consumers know their rights and responsibilities and assists consumers with identifying their options and participating in all decisions related to establishing and achieving goals.

Provides rehabilitative support services in daily living skills, health services and others as assigned.

Provides Wellness Self-Management training and assists participants in developing the scoping skills and strategies that help to promote recovery.

Participate in program meetings and attend supervision regularly.

Accompany consumers to appointments if needed to provide additional support and understanding.

Remain current with all Agency required compliance documents and trainings.

Requirements: Must have High School Diploma and peer support credentials. Valid driver's license is a must. Must have familiarity with benefits and entitlements. The individual in this position must possess the ability to communicate effectively, guide others through the self-help process and make sound judgments regarding care. Experience with travel training, facilitating peer support & educational groups and/or assisting others with ADL skills required.

Click here to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=5979766

Keywords: Mental Heath Peer, Advocacy, Case Management, Direct Care, Human Services, Social Services
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post id: 7755913563

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