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Job ID REQ_110321 FACILITY Outpatient Mental Health - Genesee Mental Health Center LOCATION Rochester, New York

SUMMARY:


Recovery Specialist provides educational, clinical and supportive peer services to PROS and ACT recipients. The Recovery Specialist serves as a role model/educator/advocate for the department and assists members in obtaining recovery goals. The position requires good working knowledge of Peer Support/Self Help resources as well as Behavioral Health recovery process.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: GMHC

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health

SCHEDULE: AS Scheduled

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates as a full member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Provides new members orientation to the PROS program.
  • Facilitates individual and group peer support services
  • Completes required documentation as per program guidelines.
  • Implement skill building opportunities for peers.
  • Facilitate monthly Consumer Advisory Council meeting (dept).
  • Provide Peer Training, facilitator training.
  • Establish peer support network and natural supports resources for members.
  • Participates in and incorporates professional supervision and ongoing education.
  • ACT Program: Provides education about self-help techniques.
  • ACT Program: Teaches effective coping strategies, symptom management.
  • ACT Program: Assists in the development of community support systems and networks.
  • ACT Program: Participates as member of the clinical teams on-call rotation.

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Bachelors in Human Service Field, Business or related field preferred.
  • One year experience in facilitating groups (WRAP, Taking Charge, Self-Help), or
  • One year experience in teaching and modeling self-help groups, or
  • One year Peer/Recovery Specialist – training or relevant experience of support & training.
  • Working knowledge of Peer Support/Self Help resources as well as Behavioral Health recovery process.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain boundaries and to appropriately and willingness to self-disclose MH/CD experiences for purposes.
  • Required Li censure / Certification Skills:
  • ACT Program:
  • Valid New York State Driver's License.
  • Approved driving record - no major or capital violations within last 5 years.
  • Completion of mandatory driver education (upon employment).
  • Participation in NYS Department of Motor Vehicles License Event Notification Service (LENS) (upon employment).
  • Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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