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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, rewarding career, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefit programs. Some of our benefits include: generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; Employee Assistance Program, excellent health & pension plans; Public Student Loan Forgiveness program; 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.

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Req Number DIR-22-00056  
Location BHS - Delaware House (Westampton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Direct Care - Professionals / Paraprofessionals  

JOB SUMMARY:               Provides peer support to individuals receiving mental health support services through the EISS program.   


  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.
  7. EISS specific responsibilities:
  8. Communicates observations and information about program participants to the program supervisor, RN and treatment team.



Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: a 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.



Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 20  
Proposed Salary $19,750  
Schedule Friday 3pm to 7pm and Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 8pm 

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