Omni Health Services is looking for Certified Peer Specialists to serve the greater Kingston area.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Provides peer support services to promote and support adults with mental health challenges pursue their recovery goals as part of a multidisciplinary team. Assists individuals in accessing needed resources, address barriers related to their mental health condition, and develop skills that promote recovery. Assists with developing and providing oversight to a peer wrap-around program
Works under general supervision of Human Services Specialist or Program Manager. Employee is required to participate in at least two hours of clinical supervision (or proportional amount for part-time staff) related to the development, implementation, and outcome of services each month. At least one hour of this supervision must take place during individual face-to-face meeting(s) with the clinical supervisor. The other hour may be group supervision. Clinical supervision will generally be provided by the clinical supervisor and/or Program Manager and will be focused on assisting the employee to increase skills, improving quality of services to individuals and supervising compliance with program policies and procedures.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision of Volunteer Facilitators in the peer wrap-around program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. DEPENDING ON ASSIGNMENT, THE EMPLOYEE MAY PERFORM A COMBINATION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
Leads recreational, social, and/or occupational activity programs.
Serves as a link between clients and other needed services.
Provides supportive services to clients and/or families on a selective basis.
Serves as primary skill trainer in selected group activities.
Supports human services associate and/or specialists in carrying out agency programs.
Acts as primary care giver, e.g., skill training and taking people to medical appointments.
Assists with promotion and development of new programs and resources in the community.
Participates in regular supervision with Supervisor as scheduled.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Non-discrimination in Services: OMNI Health Services, Inc. hiring and advancement practices, in accordance with Federal and State Law, prohibit discrimination based upon Age, Race, Creed, Color, National Origin/Ancestry, Sexual Orientation, Sex, or Handicap.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $12.00 - $18.00 per hour
Hours per week: