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Certified Peer Specialist - Mental Health 381

Company: Telecare
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

"They made it easier for me to live, breathe, eat, and stay clean. Without them, I'd be waiting somewhere, waiting for someone to give me a chance to live..." - Client from Telecare

What You Will Do to Change Lives

The Peer Recovery Coach I engages, inspires, and facilitates meaningful conversations with members served that assist the members to explore, create, and meet their own recovery goals. Peer Recovery Coaches provide consultation to the team to promote and reinforce Telecare's Recovery Culture as defined by the Telecare Recovery Centered Clinical System (RCCS) in which each member's point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into services and self-help programming. Additionally, Peer Recovery Coaches respond to critical situations with high-level engagement and de-escalation skills which support a least restrictive environment for members served experiencing an emergency related to a mental health/addiction challenge.

Shifts Available:

Full Time; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Monday - Friday

Wage range $17.30 - $24.41 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges.The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed.Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.

What You Bring to the Table (Must Have)

---High School Diploma or GED required

---One (1) year or part-time equivalent of experience supporting members served with behavioral health challenges

---Experience as a beneficiary of the public Behavioral Health system of care

---Successful completion of Peer Support Training or Peer Employment Training

---Valid and current driver's license, and personal vehicle insurance with your name listed as a driver.

---Willingness to use your personal vehicle to drive clients to appointments and groups, etc.

Preferred:Lived experience

What's In It For You*

---Paid Time Off: For Full Time Employee it is 16.7 days in your first year

---Nine Paid Holidays & Shift differentials for hourly staff (6% for PM Shift, 8% for Overnight Shift)

---Free CEUs, free Supervision for BBS Associate License, coaching and mentorship

---Online University Tuition Discount and Company Scholarships

---Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Ownership Plan

---For more information visit:

Join Our Compassionate Team

Telecare's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems.

Home First FSP provides intensive and comprehensive housing supports to individuals who are at risk of losing housing in the Central region of Orange County. Telecare will employ a range of housing focused case management and behavioral health interventions through a fully mobile triage and field-based case management approach. Staff will be deployed to provide services onsite at permanent supportive housing developments, scattered site apartments and other transitional housing locations where clients reside. Focus areas will include resident wellness checks; wellness groups, skill building activities, and housing stabilization focused case management services; behavioral health and substance use services, crisis interventions; conflict resolution and property manager mediation; and other interventions that focus on successful tenancy, eviction avoidance and community integration.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

*May vary by position and location

Full Job Description will be provided if selected for an interview.

Peer Support Specialist, Peer Recovery, Peer Employment Training, PET

If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare, Garden Grove , Certified Peer Specialist - Mental Health 381, Healthcare , Garden Grove, California

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