Salary: $9.99 to $14.00 dependent on experience
City: Kansas City
The Peer Rehabilitation Specialist works as a member of a team that supports mental health recovery within the structure of a drop-in center serving adults with mental illness. The position is responsible for monitoring and managing consumer use of the drop-in center, promoting consumer self-advocacy, leading educational groups (e.g., independent living skills, psychoeducational classes, community integration, etc.), sharing personal lived experiences to the benefit of consumers, 1:1 educational or supportive consultations with consumers, connecting/referring consumers to needed resources, documentation of related services.
Requirements: Applicants should meet the following requirements; high school degree or equivalent, good written and verbal communication skills, must be a primary mental health consumer (diagnosed as having a mental illness) and willing to share the personal experiences of recovery, ability to manage crisis and conflict therapeutically and effectively, ability to work with people in a team setting, demonstrated ability to respectfully motivate other consumers to act on their own behalf and to participate in activities, ability to engage clients one-on-one and in small groups, ability to provide accurate/timely documentation.
To apply, navigate to https://trumed.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?version=1&company_id=16124 and choose the “Behavioral Health Professionals” link.
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