Posted Date: 06/21/2018

Location: Upper Darby,PA

US Medical and School Pro Staffing is actively recruiting for Certified Recovery Coach located in or around Upper Darby, to provide flexible, community based services that are designed to promote the empowerment, recovery, and community integration of individuals who have severe mental health challenges by facilitating opportunities for individuals receiving service to direct their own recovery and advocacy process, by teaching and supporting the acquisition and utilization of skills needed to facilitate the individual’s recovery, promoting the knowledge of available service options and choices and the utilization of natural resources in the community, and helping facilitate the development of a sense of wellness and self-worth.

Peer Support/Coaching

Works with participant to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion
Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness
Facilitates the participant’s self-review of progress upon each encounter
In partnership with each participant assesses their hopes, strengths, accomplishments and challenges in order to achieve his/her stated goals
*In partnership with each participant develops the recovery plan and his/her support system in order to support him/her in becoming self-sufficient
Supports participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations.
Supports participants’ in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals.
Assists the individual in preparation and recording of the peer support recovery plan, encounter notes, and other documents that verify service delivery using person-first language, in a timely manner according to established quality and regulatory standards.
Uses knowledge, skills, training from Certified Peer Specialist training and MHASP’s Work Place Capability training to model, coach, support and advocate with participants.
Escorts participants when necessary and ensures participants safety when participating in events, visits, and other interactions.
WHAT SHIFTS ARE AVAILABLE?

Full-time
Part-time
Weekends
The hours may include 7:00am to 3:00pm or 3:00pm or 11:00pm: 7:00am

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

  • Minimum of a High School or GED Diploma; Associates Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred
    Credentialed as a Certified Peer Specialist.****
    Minimum of three years of experience in a behavioral health work environment
    A valid Driver’s License/ Reliable Vehicle
    Must have access to a car to use for work on a daily basis.
    Must have automobile insurance coverage at the state requirement levels and current state registration.
    Demonstrated knowledge of the local Mental Health System and collaborate with local healthcare systems representative.
    Demonstrated ability to create, read and send e-mail through Google.
    Proficient in Microsoft Word.
    Must possess the drive and integrity to be able to work independently and problem solve.
    Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, time sheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office Applications, ADP and other relevant software
    Must have basic electronic communication and internet skills to gather information required for the program or program participants.
    Physical/TB test results
    PA Criminal History
    PA Child Abuse Clearance
    FBI (Through DHS)
    CPR/First Aid
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