Certified Peer Specialist at Pennsylvania MENTOR (Bethlehem)

Employer Name:

Pennsylvania MENTOR

Location:

Bethlehem, PA

Position:

Certified Peer Specialist

Hours:

Part-Time, Flexible

Position Description:

Are you a caring, compassionate individual with CPS certification, looking to make a real difference in someone’s life? Bring your commitment and skill to a team-based workplace that puts people first.

Provide peer counseling to individuals by drawing on common experiences.

Guide and encourage individuals to take responsibility and actively participate in their recovery.

Develop Individual Service Plans (ISPs) for individuals receiving program services and monitor the plans through treatment reviews.

Assist the individuals and/or family members to develop self-identified goals.

Meet with the individual, family, and or other pertinent persons involved in the individual’s life, with regular face-to-face visits and phone contact.

Communicate with natural families, school officials, and other team members to ensure that resources are identified based on need(s) and availability.

Provide side-by-side support and coaching to help individuals socialize during program hours of operation, including but not limited to accompanying individuals to the movies, grocery store, library, etc.

Support participation in community self-help groups and assist individuals to plan and carry out leisure time activities on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Coach or teach basic individual living skills, such as food preparation and meal planning, laundry, bill payment, personal hygiene, etc.

Document services provided, ensuring that the individuals and/or family members review and sign off on records and reports; prepare weekly billing packet.

Maintain service need reports and treatment reviews in accordance with program, state, and local mental health standards and regulations.

Meet with and provide weekly reports to supervisor.

Job Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED.

Certified Peer Support Specialist Certification.

Reliable, responsible, and caring nature.

Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion.

Commitment to the company’s mission and values.

Instructions on how to apply:

Apply online at: https://jobs.thementornetwork.com/us/en/job/6609/Certified-Peer-Specialist

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Email your Resume to grant.pulliam@thementornetwork.com