Peer Community Care Coordinator

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Qualifications:

For peer employees, a High School Diploma or GED with a required completion of the DMHAS Recovery University program and three (3) years providing care management services to individuals with behavioral health needs. Peer employees must have completed a recovery program, as a participant, for substance abuse or mental health in the past. Current Motor Vehicle Drivers’ license and automobile available for use during the work day. Competent use of technology including e-mail, agency intranet and the electronic client record. Demonstrated ability to work with clients in the field teaching skills necessary for community living and supporting recovery. Excellent written and oral communication skills. CPR/First Aid certified or eligible.

Compensation:

$17.74/hour

Hours:

Full-time; M-F 9:30am to 5:30pm. Possible weekends and evenings dependent on client needs.

Duties:

Staff maintains a case load of 20 community support level of care clients with severe persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. He/she is capable of working independently in the community providing services to the assigned case load. Annually each of these clients will receive direct service hours focusing on skills teaching, advocacy and recovery support. These persons served can be recognized as stable psychiatrically and need only minimal support to maintain recovery up to in need of considerable behavioral interventions in order to maintain community living and retrieve recovery. These clients in general will be accessing many services including but not limited to psychiatric care, outpatient therapy and/or intensive inpatient services. These clients may also be actively involved with criminal justice system and/or the Department of Child & Family services.

Location: New London, CT
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