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Peer Specialist

CN Guidance and Counseling Services

Full-Time | On Location / In Office

$19 - $21/hr.

JOB DEFINITION:

The Certified Peer Specialist functions as a member of a CCBHC Support Team to assist with the outreach, support and coordination of care for those eligible Nassau County residents Peer Specialist will serve as a role model and/or health coach for clients.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diplomas or GED
  • Certification
  • Relevant life experience required: personal experience living with a disability and/or social/emotional challenge, and willingness to draw upon this experience to serve as a role model to support the recovery model within Health Home model.

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current New York State Driver License
  • Clean DMV Record
  • Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide outreach to clients in order to facilitate their engagement in services and offer additional supports so they may live successfully in the community
  • Provide health coaching and recovery support, especially on issues of self-advocacy, wellness self-management, medication adherence, smoking cessation, entitlements, and daily living activities.
  • Accompany clients to medical and/or other appointments to facilitate their engagement and follow through as needed.
  • Provide concrete service delivery to clients i.e. benefits/enrollments as per program needs.
  • Maintains documents, records, statistics, and other related reports in an organized, timely and accurate manner as per policy and procedure.
  • Coordinates care planning with other providers of services/ resources to ensure goal directed, collaborative care, including care transitions.
  • Acts as a resources/consultant to all team members on psychosocial and/or substance abuse issues and resources.
  • Provides telephonic as well as face to face outreach, engagement and service planning in the field.
  • Acts as a linkage to community services including medical, behavioral, residential, entitlement and any other needed services per interdisciplinary care plan.
  • Monitors overall service delivery to clients to ensure coordination and continuity; advocates with service providers/resources as needed.
  • Provides crisis intervention and follow-up.
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views and experiences. A Culture that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.
  • Work with the entire CN Guidance team to apply the Plan-Do-Study-ACT continuous quality improvement approach to address systemic, organizational challenges
  • Complete QI Training during onboarding and participate in QI refresher training as needed.
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views and experiences. A Culture that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.
  • Identify and implement quality improvement trainings and activities as part of professional development goals
  • Encourage quality improvement processes and provide consistent resources for QI and professional development
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views and experiences. A Culture that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS:

We offer an attractive and competitive benefits package for full time employees which includes but not limited to:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • $0 Deductible Platinum Plus Medical Insurance Plan – 90% Employer Provided Benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Legal Plan
  • Dependent Care Expense Account
  • Life Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • HRA
  • Training programs including a Mentorship program
  • Employees may be eligible for Federal/Public Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Career growth and Promotional opportunities
  • Employee Perks and Discounts to Broadway shows and more

5 Personal Days, 10-20 Vacation Days, 12 Sick Days, 12 Company Paid Holidays-yearly and so much more.

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If interested please apply via this ad or fax your resume to HR DIRECTOR, CAROL OTERO at 516-396-0553.

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Central Nassau Guidance & Counseling Services, inspires and catalyzes recovery for people living with mental health and substance use conditions through innovative and person-centered integrated clinical treatment, counseling, housing, and support services.

  • Awarded Newsday/Dan papers Top Long Island Work Place 2019-2023, 5 years in a row.
  • Every job and every team at our agency plays a role in helping other Long Islanders live healthy and fulfilling lives.
  • Engage your passion and CHOOSE a career & employer where you can use your vital energy to make a difference.

It is the policy of Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc. prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.’

Posted On: February 15, 2024

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