Peer Supporter for Crisis Mobile Response Stabilization Services 


Responsibilities: Providing on-going engagement and interaction with youth and families during intake to assist through the process and support. Assist in facilitating linkage and engagement with services. Providing ongoing engagement and interventions to youth and families who would benefit from the Peer Supporters own lived experience of recovery. Encourages hope and optimism and ideas/feedback to facilitate recovery. Supports engagement of youth and families in services by assisting clinical staff with Outreach visits in the community, tracking missed appointments, looking up appointments, completing outreach letters, transfer and closing forms, updating demographic and other information, reminder calls to youth and families.
Direct Peer Support Services - as authorized and ordered by supervisor and crisis team. Provides linkage, coordination, monitoring and outreach functions and performs documentation requirements; both in the community and over the phone as needed.


Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); high school degree or equivalent, must exhibit a desire and ability to work with the mental health consumer population. Willingness to disclose own lived experience of recovery. Certified as a Peer Supporter or willingness to be certified. Demonstrates good organizational skills. Exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs, ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect.

 

Direct Supervisor: Mobile Crisis Supervisor

Send resume to hrdept@newhorizonsmentalhealth.org

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