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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist - Premier Staffing Source (New Castle)

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is seeking Certified Peer Recovery Specialists in New Castle, DE. The peer specialist serves as an integral part of our client’s team that provides an array of services to individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Post date: 2/22/21
Deadline: 5/22/21
Qualifications:

• A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred
• Must have current Peer Certification
• The candidate shall self-identify as it relates to behavioral health and related challenges.

Responsibilities:

Specific Responsibilities
• Acts as an advocate for the individual
• Provides emotional and psychological support to individuals with mental illness, substance use disorders and /or co-occurring disorders
• Maintain contact with the individual and follows through with linkages to applicable community resources
• May conduct periodic well-being home visits and/or phone calls for a specific time through phone calls, emails, and/or visits as determined in the treatment plan
• May work as part of a mobile team to support individuals recently released from incarceration
• Provide brief intervention, support and guidance to the next applicable level of care and/or assist with the attainment of eligible benefits
• May facilitate peer support groups with Peer Coordinator.
• Provide support to families of the consumer
• Maintain progress notes and provide timely and accurate documentation that meets requirements

General Responsibilities
• Contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and lived experiences
• Develops collaborative partnerships with community organizations
• Able to work independently and as a team member
• Serves as a positive role model for the consumer
• Maintain boundaries with the service population to determine risk and safety while balancing the best interest of the consumer

To Apply

Interested candidates can submit their resume to ljustice@premierstaffingsource.com or they can apply online at www.premierstaffingsource.com.

Counselor - Brandywine Counseling & Community Services (Wilmington and Milford)

Brandywine Counseling & Community Services, Inc. (BCCS) is a welcoming and innovative organization that contributes to stronger communities and enhances the quality of life of our clients. With integrity, we promote hope and empowerment to persons and families touched by substance use, mental health concerns, co-occurring diagnoses, HIV/AIDS, and their related challenges. BCCS is seeking full-time Counselors at our Wilmington and Milford locations.

Post date: 2/24/21
Deadline: 4/24/21
Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science or related field
• 1 year experience in the substance abuse field

Responsibilities:

• Provide quality and person-centered treatment services to assigned clients through a process that includes providing orientation; assessment; treatment planning; individual and group counseling; case management; crisis intervention; client education; referrals to other providers when necessary; recordkeeping via an electronic medical record and consultation with other members of the treatment team

To Apply

To apply, please visit our website: www.brandywinecounseling.org/employment

Peer Specialist - Resources for Human Development (RHD) (Wilmington)

Have you had people help you through some really difficult times? Are you looking for an opportunity to take that experience and give back to the community that helped you? Here’s your chance.

Resources for Human Development (RHD) - a national leader in providing support services for people in need - is seeking individuals to act as Peer Support Specialists. This position will support individuals who receive services on an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team and live in Supported Living. Services consist of peer support including advocacy for Persons in Recovery (PIRs); sharing of coping skills and providing recovery information for PIRs. The Peer Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist PIRs in regaining control over their own recovery process. This includes but is not limited to the development of natural supports; development of social interactions in the community; and management of symptoms that challenge wellness in an individual.

Post date: 2/3/21
Deadline: 4/3/21
Qualifications:

Required Experience
Must self-identify as an individual with a serious mental illness who is currently or formerly a recipient of mental health services. As a peer in recovery from mental illness and/or co-occurring serious mental illness and substance abuse, the peer must be willing to utilize recovery experience to engage and support consumers.

Required Qualifications
Strong knowledge of wellness, recovery and self-help
Ability to work effectively with diverse team and remain highly organized and self-motivated
Proficient in computers
Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
Valid driver’s license and car insurance

Responsibilities:

Work with consumers to assist them with building skills to promote recovery and self-sufficiency
Involve family and other natural supports in the consumer’s treatment; provide psycho-education as needed
Provide formal individual and group peer support utilizing Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)
Provide informal wellness management and recovery strategies, including, but not limited to recovery strategies, stress management, psycho-education, symptom management, and social skills
As needed assist with consumer income support by escorting consumers to appointments to apply and recertify health insurance (Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance) and income (food stamps, SSI/D, etc.)
Link consumers to peer support and self-help recovery resources
Coordinate with ACT Team
Complete assessments, progress notes, and significant data in required time periods
Provide culturally competent services that are individualized to client needs and reflect the integration of their race, color, religious creed, disability, handicap, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, national origin, age and sex
Maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA
Any other duties as required by Team Leader or Unit Director

To Apply

https://www.rhd.org/about-rhd/work-with-us/job-listings/
Click on the link for the Peer Supported Housing Position

Treatment Liaison - Brandywine Counseling & Community Services (Wilmington)

Brandywine Counseling & Community Services, Inc. (BCCS) is a welcoming and innovative organization that contributes to stronger communities and enhances the quality of life of our clients. With integrity, we promote hope and empowerment to persons and families touched by substance use, mental health concerns, co-occurring diagnoses, HIV/AIDS, and their related challenges.

Post date: 2/24/21
Deadline: 4/24/21
Qualifications:

CADC or CCDP preferred
Within one year must obtain certification as a CADC
Bachelors degree in Behavioral Science or related field REQUIRED
Masters degree in Behavioral Science or related field preferred
At least two years experience in the the drug and alcohol field REQUIRED
The compensation package for this position includes:
• A competitive salary
• Group medical, vision, and dental coverage which is largely funded by BCCS
• 32 paid days off annually
• Tuition reimbursement, a retirement plan with a company match, and much more!

Responsibilities:

The Treatment Liaison is primarily responsible for assessments in order to determine appropriate level of care, as well as coordination of care for those who are referred to treatment services. The Drug Court Diversion Program provides an array of educational, early intervention, prevention and support services to individuals entering into, or involved in a drug court program. The Treatment Liaison is responsible for providing quality, sufficient and appropriate services and for maintaining high professional standards. Employee will be responsible to writing court reports and attending weekly court status hearings. Employee will have to complete intakes, see clients for individual/case management sessions. Employee may need to run groups as well.

To Apply

To apply, please visit our website: www.brandywinecounseling.org/employment