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Peer Navigator Hummingbird Place FT Tues-Sat 9a-5p

PRC Baker Places San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

POSITION OVERVIEW: Certified peer navigators are individuals who use their experience of recovery from mental health disorders to support others in the early or later stages of their recovery process.

Combined with skills learned in a formal certification training, their experience and knowledge of community resources puts them in a unique position to offer support.

REPORTS TO: Project Director

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage adults receiving services at ZSFGH-Psychiatric Emergency Services and introduce availability of residential and day guest services at Hummingbird Place Psychiatric Respite Program.
  • Provide culturally competent and consumer driven social support to reduce emotional health stressors and stigma.
  • Participate in the discharge plan from PES and admission plan to Hummingbird Place.
  • Provide warm hand off escort from PES to Hummingbird Place.
  • Document any necessary information into Hummingbird Place chart.
  • Provide ongoing peer support to clients at Hummingbird Place and work as part of the treatment team in coordinating linkage to community resources if necessary, including healthcare and housing services.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to navigate several flights of stairs many times daily.
  • Must be able to do extensive charting and documentation.
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Responsible to physically respond to client needs in the event of a crisis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School or GED
  • Completion of a mental health, peer counselor certificate program.
  • At least 3-5 years of direct personal lived experience with the SF behavioral health system
  • Two years of peer counseling, particularly working with diverse populations and individuals in psychiatric crisis
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively, function independently, and interact professionally with a diverse, multi-cultural, and interdisciplinary staff of all levels.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS:
Program leadership will provide Residential Counselors with individualized supervision and in-service training.
Supervision hours toward licensure with the Board of Behavioral Sciences available for MFTi/ASW.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long term and Short Term disability, Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan, Generous Paid Time Off.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified. Baker Places, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Please e-mail or fax your resume and cover letter (fax 415-581-0797). If sending your resume/cover letter via email, please send it as a Microsoft Word document or in PDF form Attn: Erica Jankoksy

PRC Baker Places

Why Work Here?

Awesome leaders and staff, great new building in SOMA, competitive benefits and pay for FTE staff, community focused!

PRC BAKER PLACES is a non-profit residential treatment agency that has provided the San Francisco community with alternatives to institutional care since 1964. Our direct care professionals provide counseling and case management services to previously homeless adults living with co-occurring diagnoses of chronic mental illness and substance use disorder. All agency services are provided from the philosophy of social rehabilitation which integrates teaching daily living skills in a safe and healthy environment.

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