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Peer Specialist

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. New Castle, DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 Hourly
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is seeking Full-time and Part-time Peer Specialists in New Castle, DE. Staff for multiple shifts are needed. The peer specialist serves as an integral part of our client’s Crisis Intervention Office (CIS) team that provides an array of emergency response services to individuals who are experiencing a crisis. The peer specialist will serve as an added resource to the Crisis Responder by providing support and guidance to the individual who may have been diverted from the criminal justice system and/or psychiatric hospitals.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an advocate for the individual in crisis
  • Provides emotional and psychological support to individuals with mental illness, substance use disorders and /or co-occurring disorders
  • Maintain contact with the individual within 24 hours after crisis has been resolved and follows through with linkages to applicable community resources
  • May conduct periodic well-being home visits and/or phone calls for a specific time through phone calls, emails, and/or visits as determined in the CIS disposition plan
  • Provide brief intervention, support and guidance to the next applicable level of care and/or assist with the attainment of eligible benefits
  • May facilitate peer support groups with Peer Coordinator.
  • Provide support to families of the consumer in crisis
  • Maintain progress notes and provide timely and accurate documentation that meets CIS requirements

General responsibilities:

  • Contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and lived experiences
  • Develops collaborative partnerships with community organizations
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Serves as a positive role model for the consumer
  • Maintain boundaries with the service population to determine risk and safety while balancing the best interest of the consumer

Education/Certifications/Experience:

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred; attain peer certification within 1 year of employment. The candidate shall self-identify as it relates to behavioral health and related challenges.

Shifts:

Full-time:

Evenings, M-F 3:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Part-time:

Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

EOE

Premier Staffing Source, Inc.

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. provides each customer with a staffing solution designed to effectively contribute to their organizational goals. At our core is the goal to impact every customer through the placement of the best talent available. We recognize that having the people with the right skills and experience is the difference between reaching your goals or acquiring an unnecessary burden. Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is your single source for acquiring professional and technical staffing talent. Our experienced team of staffing consultants effectively works with organizations to optimize current personnel resources. Through the integration of its staffing solutions, organizations realize priorities in a timely manner. The company offers competitive rates, friendly service and comprehensive service which include: Contract Staffing Direct Hire Payroll Services Contract-to-Hire Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer

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