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Certified Peer Support Worker: Mobile Response - 5409

Company: RI International
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of Job: This position for a mobile crisis response team. The Peer Support Specialist I provides support and recovery training to individuals receiving services. The Peer Support Specialist I also assists in implementing/creating a recovery environment and acts as an advocate for the needs and rights of every individual. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ---Connects with new participants, off site anywhere in the community or hospitalized. ---Provides peer support to engage individuals in a recovery partnership and assists in identifying participant's hopes and dreams and the solutions they are seeking. ---Teaches recovery and life skills using recovery tools. ---Models hope, personal responsibility and self-advocacy to demonstrate how recovery goals can be respectfully met and how a belief in self is maintained. ---Assists in developing natural supports and community living. ---Cultivates connectedness in the person's life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose). ---Coordinates with the individual's clinical team and other supports to arrange services or resources to help the individual achieve their goals. ---Completes clinical documentation as required. ---Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies. ---Performs other related duties as assigned. Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The individual must feel comfortable meeting with individuals outside of the center and in the individual's different environments where they live, work and play. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. ---Successful completion of CPSW Training through OPRE obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. ---Basic computer skills. ---Lived experience requiring mental health and/or substance use services. ---Ability to teach/train recovery information and recovery tools. ---Effective communication skills. ---High School Diploma or equivalent. Driving Requirements: ---Driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy. A Direct Service Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process. Physical Demands: May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty (20) pounds. Work Environment May work in an office environment, out in the community, or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused. ADDENDUM - Arizona EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - California EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - Delaware EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - North Carolina EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement ADDENDUM - Washington EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required. Licensure Certification Misc. Requirement

Keywords: RI International, Las Cruces , Certified Peer Support Worker: Mobile Response - 5409, IT / Software / Systems , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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