Certified Peer Specialist - Long Term Structured Residence Program
George Junior Republic Grove City, PA
- Expired: October 02, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Summary of the position: The Certified Peer Specialist is responsible for providing support, referrals and resources for the LTSR consumer. Responsible for the engagement of the consumer in various activities including self-care, self-management and regulation, and the promotion of physical and mental wellbeing, assists in facilitating psychoeducational groups. Is currently in recovery from a mental illness.
This position researches appropriate community resources and aftercare services in various counties. Duties and Responsibilities: Develop a supportive and encouraging mentoring relationship with consumers. Promote physical activity and exercise in order to promote the wellbeing of the consumers Serve in a peer capacity and support consumer learning through experience/storytelling and education.
Explore interests and activities that motivate and focus the client. Research, locate and share community resources with the consumer. Refer consumer to community resources...
and provide support and follow-up as needed. Recommend support networks and assist consumer in making connections. Participate on the interdisciplinary team.
Participate in group therapy exercises and promote a psychiatric rehabilitative curriculum. Deliver a competency restoration curriculum or CompKit. Assists in the development of the consumers' wellness recovery plan.
Support consumers as they transition into the community Assist in coordinating aftercare services. Advocate as needed to provide a stable transition. Complete all required documentation in a timely manner.
Attend meetings, trainings and other recommended activities to support LTSR program. Working Conditions: Lifting Requirements - Able to lift 20 pounds Physical Requirements - Ability to walk, lift, climb, and bend at waist Work Location - This position works in both an office and unit/LTSR Program Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Must have achieved recovery status related to a mental health diagnosis. Experience with all Microsoft applications and the internet Certification as a CPS with Forensic Specialization preferred.
Must receive credentialing through Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) Job Posted by ApplicantPro
George Junior Republic
Grove CityGrove City, PA