Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Salem

State: MO

Job Description:

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a community based, healthcare provider of substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorder treatment services. The agency is certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health as a provider of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment services and accredited through CARF as a provider of Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health services at all of its locations.
Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a growing company looking for motivated and energetic individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of our clients. We offer a full range of benefits along with opportunities for career growth and advancement.
Mission Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will positively impact the health and well-being of every life we touch.
Vision Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will be the mental health and substance abuse provider of choice by providing exceptional client care.
Values: Compassion for all clients, families, and communities we serve; accountability in our financial and healthcare practices; service as a theme for how we conduct our business in all aspects; and quality, which must be paramount to everything that we do.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.
Regular and consistent attendance is an essential job function.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
Able to document services appropriately using agency approved formats in an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Documenting services that clearly describes the need for the service, the intervention provided, the date, actual time and setting of the service, and the individual’s response to the service.
Helping individuals connect with other consumers and their communities at large in order to develop a network for information and support.
Sharing lived experiences of recovery, sharing and supporting the use of recovery tools, and modeling successful recovery behaviors.
Helping individuals to make independent choices and to take a proactive role in their recovery.
Assisting individuals with identifying strengths and personal resources to aid in their setting and achieving recovery goals.
Assisting individuals in setting and following through on goals.
Supporting efforts to find and maintain paid competitive integrated employment.
Assisting with health and wellness activities.
Starting and sustaining mutual support groups.
Promoting dialogues on recovery and resilience.
Teaching and modeling symptom management skills.
Teaching and modeling problem solving skills.
Using the stages in recovery concept to promote self-determination.
Working with clients both in the office and out in the community.
This is not a counseling position or a self-help sponsor role.
Peer Specialists may not function as a sponsor for any current clients.

http://www.semobh.org


Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a Missouri Recovery Support Specialist Peer (MRSS-P) through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com) or a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist (CMPS) through the Missouri Department of Mental Health (www.dmh.mo.gov). A Class E Driver's License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be on any "do not hire" list with the Department of Mental Health or the Missouri Division of Family Services.


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Farmington

State: MO

Job Description:

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a community based, healthcare provider of substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorder treatment services. The agency is certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health as a provider of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment services and accredited through CARF as a provider of Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health services at all of its locations.
Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a growing company looking for motivated and energetic individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of our clients. We offer a full range of benefits along with opportunities for career growth and advancement.
Mission Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will positively impact the health and well-being of every life we touch.
Vision Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will be the mental health and substance abuse provider of choice by providing exceptional client care.
Values: Compassion for all clients, families, and communities we serve; accountability in our financial and healthcare practices; service as a theme for how we conduct our business in all aspects; and quality, which must be paramount to everything that we do.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.
Regular and consistent attendance is an essential job function.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
Able to document services appropriately using agency approved formats in an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Documenting services that clearly describes the need for the service, the intervention provided, the date, actual time and setting of the service, and the individual’s response to the service.
Helping individuals connect with other consumers and their communities at large in order to develop a network for information and support.
Sharing lived experiences of recovery, sharing and supporting the use of recovery tools, and modeling successful recovery behaviors.
Helping individuals to make independent choices and to take a proactive role in their recovery.
Assisting individuals with identifying strengths and personal resources to aid in their setting and achieving recovery goals.
Assisting individuals in setting and following through on goals.
Supporting efforts to find and maintain paid competitive integrated employment.
Assisting with health and wellness activities.
Starting and sustaining mutual support groups.
Promoting dialogues on recovery and resilience.
Teaching and modeling symptom management skills.
Teaching and modeling problem solving skills.
Using the stages in recovery concept to promote self-determination.
Working with clients both in the office and out in the community.
This is not a counseling position or a self-help sponsor role.
Peer Specialists may not function as a sponsor for any current clients.

http://www.semobh.org


Requirements: Must be a Missouri Recovery Support Specialist Peer (MRSS-P) through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com) or a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist (CMPS) through the Missouri Department of Mental Health (www.dmh.mo.gov). A Class E Driver's License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be on any "do not hire" list with the Department of Mental Health or the Missouri Division of Family Services.


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Poplar Bluff

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a community based, healthcare provider of substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorder treatment services. The agency is certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health as a provider of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment services and accredited through CARF as a provider of Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health services at all of its locations.
Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a growing company looking for motivated and energetic individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of our clients. We offer a full range of benefits along with opportunities for career growth and advancement.
Mission Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will positively impact the health and well-being of every life we touch.
Vision Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will be the mental health and substance abuse provider of choice by providing exceptional client care.
Values: Compassion for all clients, families, and communities we serve; accountability in our financial and healthcare practices; service as a theme for how we conduct our business in all aspects; and quality, which must be paramount to everything that we do.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.
Regular and consistent attendance is an essential job function.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
Able to document services appropriately using agency approved formats in an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Documenting services that clearly describes the need for the service, the intervention provided, the date, actual time and setting of the service, and the individual’s response to the service.
Helping individuals connect with other consumers and their communities at large in order to develop a network for information and support.
Sharing lived experiences of recovery, sharing and supporting the use of recovery tools, and modeling successful recovery behaviors.
Helping individuals to make independent choices and to take a proactive role in their recovery.
Assisting individuals with identifying strengths and personal resources to aid in their setting and achieving recovery goals.
Assisting individuals in setting and following through on goals.
Supporting efforts to find and maintain paid competitive integrated employment.
Assisting with health and wellness activities.
Starting and sustaining mutual support groups.
Promoting dialogues on recovery and resilience.
Teaching and modeling symptom management skills.
Teaching and modeling problem solving skills.
Using the stages in recovery concept to promote self-determination.
Working with clients both in the office and out in the community.
This is not a counseling position or a self-help sponsor role.
Peer Specialists may not function as a sponsor for any current clients.

http://www.semobh.org


Requirements: Must be a Missouri Recovery Support Specialist Peer (MRSS-P) through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com) or a Certified Missouri Peer Specialist (CMPS) through the Missouri Department of Mental Health (www.dmh.mo.gov). A Class E Driver's License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be on any "do not hire" list with the Department of Mental Health or the Missouri Division of Family Services.


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Specialist

Salary: Negotiable

City: Saint Louis

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Job duties include but are not limited to:
Helping individuals connect with other individuals and their communities in order to develop a network for information and support
Helping individual to make independent choices
Assist individuals with identifying strengths and personal resources to aid in setting and achieving recovery goals
Creating a Person-Centered Plan or working with the individual to develop their own Wellness Recovery Action Plan to assist in their recovery
Assist in efforts to find and maintain paid employment by performing employment coaching
Assist with job searching and employment exploration
Assist in group’s health and wellness, social skills building activities
Assist co-workers as assigned by supervisor in addressing the needs of clients
Working with professional treatment team, administrators and discharge staff
Handling participant’s arrival and departure, arranging transportation, managing follow-up appointments.
Perform assigned caseload records and report service activities
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Requirements: Requirements:
Must be able to read and write and follow directions
Missouri Recovery Specialist (CPS) or Missouri Recovery Support Specialist (MRSS) certification
Employment is conditional upon receipt of background check
Must be 18 years over and above
High School Diploma or equivalent
Former user of substance abuse services, addiction, mental health disorders or services.

Physical Requirements:
Sitting, walking, kneeling
Bending, Standing
Lifting at 5lbs to 30 lbs.
Navigate steps or use appropriate accommodations


Send Resume To:

Barbara Brown
brownb978@aol.com