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Mental Health PEER Advocate - EISS (PT). 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at: www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org.



This position may be subject to Executive Order 283, requiring a proof of being up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination, including any recommended booster. Requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical condition, disability, or sincerely-held religious belief precluding vaccination will be considered and should be made to Human Resources: 609-394-5181.



 
Req Number DIR-21-00127  
Location BHS - EISS (Hamilton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Direct Care - Professionals / Paraprofessionals  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: Provides peer support to individuals receiving mental health support services through the EISS program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides on-site support services which include but are not limited to personal care assistance (hygiene, grooming), life skill development (nutrition, money management, medication monitoring, recreation and socialization), entitlement management and advocacy, and supportive counseling (emotional support, job coach/vocational support, substance abuse support).
2. Participates in treatment planning, ongoing assessment and discharge review process.
3. Responsible for maintaining accurate and current consumer records.
4. Responsible for the development of Wellness Action Recovery (WRAP) Plans with program participants.
5. Contributes to and participates in interdisciplinary in-service trainings and case conferences.
6. Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development with the Program Supervisor, which may consist of field visits to consumer residences, work sites, families, etc.
EISS specific responsibilities:
7. Communicates observations and information about program participants to the program supervisor, RN and treatment team.

OTHER DUTIES:
SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS: No
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED: none

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

- Individuals recovering from a mental illness who have been psychiatrically stable as verified by their treating physician/program and who have received psychiatric/medical clearance from their treating physician/clinician to return to work on a limited to full time basis will be considered.

- High school diploma AND 5 years of human services experience, OR a combination of one or more years of college, plus related work or life experience together equaling four years, OR Associates degree + 2 years of related work or life experience OR Bachelor’s degree in human services field from an accredited college or university, rehabilitation or nursing. OR a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an unrelated field with at least one year of related work or life experience.

- Valid driver's license required.

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 20 hrs  
Schedule Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 3pm- 8pm 


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