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Peer Recovery Support Specialist/Family Support Provider/Wellness Coach

Company: Northcare
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Do you have experience in mental health and addiction and want to help others? We want you and your experience!Seeking passionate individuals with mental health or addiction experience and parents of children with behavioral health challenges who want to work in community mental health.Instill hope in others by sharing your recovery story. Peer recovery support staff and family support providers are vital members of the behavioral health team.Tasks include: teaching and mentoring on the value of every individual's recovery experience, teaching and supporting healthy living, modeling effective coping skills, assisting clients to articulate their personal goals for recovery, assisting clients in building social supports, and so much more.Work opportunities available in crisis support, school based, residential settings, office or community based.Benefits include:Excellent payGenerous benefit packageTrauma informed work placeTraining stipendOnsite CEU's and trainingsEqual Opportunity EmployerEOE Statement: NorthCare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Candidate/employee must meet the ODMHSAS criteria for Peer Recovery Support Specialist, which requires high school diploma or GED, knowledge in the area of mental health recovery and wellness, and be a current or former consumer of mental health or addiction services. Must obtain ODMHSAS Peer Recovery Support Specialist within 60 days of hire, if not currently certified and complete annual continuing education requirements to maintain certification. Must obtain ODMHSAS Wellness Coach Certification within 60 days of hire, if not currently certified and complete annual continuing education requirements to maintain certification. Certification as a WRAP facilitator preferred. Prefer a minimum of one (1) year experience in a mental health related field or experience working in a healthcare setting.This position requires a high degree of flexibility and efficiency. Must display proficiency in the MS Word processing software and intermediate general computer skills. Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate verbally with English-speaking patients. Employee must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to move about facilities freely. Casual professional dress is required with adherence to dress code requirements.Must have access to reliable transportation. Local travel is required. Must possess and provide verification of valid Oklahoma driver's license during employment with NorthCare. Must maintain and provide verification of current automobile liability insurance including uninsured motorist coverage.Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and Therapeutic Options certifications; or obtain within 30 days of employment with NorthCare. Must have and/or complete Co-Occurring Training and Trauma Informed Training within 60 days of employment with NorthCare. Must have TB test within 12 months prior to employment with NorthCare, or obtain within 30 days of employment with NorthCare.Every NorthCare employee is responsibility for adhering to any and all laws, professional standards and ethical codes that apply to his/her job responsibilities.Must be COVID 19 vaccinated and follow CDC guidelines regarding COVID vaccination and Boosters.

Keywords: Northcare, Oklahoma City , Peer Recovery Support Specialist/Family Support Provider/Wellness Coach, Education / Teaching , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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