- Relates own recovery process in a positive and supportive manner through coaching, role modeling and mentoring in order to establish or strengthen member’s recovery.
- Assist members in articulating personal goals for recovery and works with the member and their treatment team to determine the steps needed to achieve these goals.
- Provide support and rehabilitative services to achieve members’ goals through the use of one-to-one and group sessions on site and in the members’ residences.
- Works with member to navigate and use community resources in an effective manner.
- Acts as liaison between the member and the rest of the outpatient team.
- Provides overall support to the site through member care, front desk support, and kitchen and facilities functions including basic cleaning to ensure a safe, clean environment at the site.
- Provides support to members with basic living skills such as meal prep, and assistance with shower and laundry facilities as needed.
- Transports members to and from appointments using an agency vehicle, as appropriate.
- Ensures safety of member’s living environment (personal safety, food supply, utilities and appliances working, adequacy of furnishings, and lack of fire hazards).
- Provides instruction in activities of daily living (nutrition, meal planning, shopping, and meal preparation; budgeting; home cleaning and organization; personal grooming and laundry).
- Provides information on service options at RBHA and Health Plan direct contracted agencies and fulfills referral requirements when indicated.
- Communicates with clinical team regarding members’ level of independent functioning and current levels of support provided.
- Coordinates with Health Home and crisis system as needed to ensure effective service delivery.
- Advocates for members, as needed, to ensure delivery of necessary services.
- Completes documentation for behavioral health record in accordance with agency and funding source requirements.
- Ensure compliance with and support of Executive directives, Agency contracts and established policies and procedures.
- Promotes HOPE, Inc. as the premier peer support organization to the behavioral health community and prospective funding sources.
- Performs other related duties in accordance with agency growth, departments, and changes.
- At least 21 years of age
- High School/GED + 2 years’ behavioral health experience or
- Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a behavioral health field, and
- Graduation from Peer Support training, required within one year of employment
- Must identify as an individual with lived experience with mental health and/or substance use disorder, who has been successful in their recovery for the purpose of guiding others.
- Demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills
- Ability to implement organization-wide activities (setting objectives, developing strategies, developing policies and procedures for programming, and organizing the functions necessary to accomplish the activities)
- Valid Arizona Driver’s license, Driver’s license is an essential requirement for performing duties for this position with a Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.
- Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
- Proof of negative TB test results within the last year
- Fingerprint Clearance, if required by program.