Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Part-Time Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Colquitt County, GA


 The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Moultrie, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $12.36 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current resume and letter of interest to kelly@gmhcn.org, or FAX (404)-687-0772


Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the
Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Full-Time Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in White County




The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work full time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in White County.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $27,269.00 per year and benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current resume and letter of interest to Jessica Umberhandt, CPS, Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center Director, 46 Knaus Drive., Cleveland, GA 30528, or email jessica@gmhcn.org or FAX to 706-865-4427.

Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the
Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Part-time Positions Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center of White County


The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Cleveland, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, reliable transportation. Applicants must also have the ability and willingness to transport peers in their personal vehicle.  Salary for this position is $13.11 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current resume and letter of interest to Jessica Umberhandt, Director, PSWRC White County, 46 Knaus Dr, Cleveland, GA 30528 or email jessica@gmhcn.org or FAX to 706-865-4427.

Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the
Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Part-time position opening at the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education  organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support and Wellness Center in Decatur, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $13.50 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a current Resume and Letter of Interest to aisha@gmhcn.org



Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the

Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Part-time Positions opening at the Peer Support, Wellness and Respite Center in Bartow County

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, behavioral health peer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Bartow County, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $13.11 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Jennifer Barnett, Director, Peer Support Wellness and Respite Center, 201 N. Erwin St., Cartersville, GA 30120 or email jennifer@gmhcn.org or Fax to 770-276-2023.

Applicants may be subjected to a fingerprint-based background check of the

Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Friday, July 27, 2018

Statewide Double Trouble in Recovery Facilitator - Savannah and Valdosta

Double Trouble in Recovery is looking for facilitators to work in the Savannah and Valdosta areas.  The positions are part-time and pay $12.36/hour.
Qualifications:

An eligible candidate must be a person who:
 is in recovery from addictive disease and mental illness diagnoses (preference will be given to CPSs),
 is working an active 12 step program,
 has been substance free for 2 or more years,
 has reliable transportation,
 is self motivated,
 is willing to work flexible hours, and
 can pass a criminal background check. 
Interested parties are asked to submit a letter of interest and a resume to:
Gena Garner, CPS, CPS-AD
Statewide DTR Coordinator
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
246 Sycamore Street, Suite 260
Decatur, GA  30030
404-723-6018(cell)
404-687-0772(fax)

Email: peermentoring@gmhcn.org

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Highland Rivers Health


**Interested applicants can submit their resume to Allyson Pinto, Peer Program Manager with Highland Rivers Health @ allysonpinto@highlandrivers.org or can apply directly to Highland Rivers Health on their website highlandrivershealth.com.

The CPS will facilitate recovery orientated, wellness, and skill building groups.
Support consumers in articulating personal goals and objectives for recovery and wellness. Assist consumers in identify strengths, recovery/wellness goals, setting objectives, and identifying barriers. Recognize and reporting progress consumers make toward goals/objectives. Utilizes specific interventions necessary to support consumers in meeting their recover/wellness goals. Lead as well as teach consumer how to facilitate recovery dialogues/groups. Support consumers in creating a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Teach problem solving (negative self-talk and overcoming fears) techniques. Support consumers in building social skills in the community that will enhance job and support network. Develop engaging recovery orientated group material/activities/projects and outings.  Support non-CPS staff in identifying program environments that are conducive to recover; lend unique insight into mental illness and what makes recovery possible. Support consumers in obtaining services that suit that individuals recover needs. Support consumers in developing empowerment skill through self-advocacy and the use of experience to combat stigma. Be able to create and facilitate a variety of group activities that support and strengthen recovery. Prepares and conducts group activities. Develops Curriculum for Peer Support Groups Links with Community agencies to find Speakers, volunteer opportunities, community activities, etc. Encourages Peers to lead groups and motivates peers to attend CPS training. Offers support, arrange transportation, assist in linking consumers to appts, referrals to other agencies, departments, etc. Provides Peer Support services to assigned patient/client/consumers. Drives Van to pick up and take consumers home as assigned and needed. Responsible for follow up for if consumers are absent from program. Qualifications Include: High School Diploma/ GED, Certification by the Georgia Certified Peer Specialist Project. Experience in working with Mental Health / Substance Abuse. Computer skills, Organizational skills, ability to work with minimal supervision. , Must be able to pass intensive local and national criminal background investigations, drug screen and have good 7yr. motor vehicle report.

The program hours are Monday through Thursday 9:30AM-3:00PM. The CPS position would work a schedule of Monday through Thursday 8:00AM-6:00PM, with some flexibility in hours.

  Work with Peer Support Programs on the following:
  • Uniform Process for Peer Café. Usage of Peer Café Monies Process.
  • Ensure each Peer Support Program is operating and maintaining Peer Council.
  • Develop database for peer support interventions for groups
  • Assist with organizing events
  • Assist with developing activities/projects
  • Educate staff on the current trends in Peer Support
  • Assist Programs develop Monthly Calendar
  • Serve as an Advocate for CPS staff
  • Assist non-CPS Staff within Peer Support with the Peer Model
  • Visit each program as necessary.


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PHOENIX CENTER - Warner Robins


PHOENIX CENTER CSB
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT


Posting Date: 06/19/2018                                                                    Application Deadline Date: 07/03/2018

Position Title: Certified Peer Support Specialist – Full Time            Position No:  TBD 

Minimum Entry Salary*            Based Upon Experience
Location:                                 Warner Robins, GA
Services Area/Programs:          Transformations Program

Description of Duties:  Develops an effective program plan/description that includes philosophy, goals, description of persons served and services provided.  Direct and assist staff with compiling the patients Individual Recovery/Resiliency Plan (IR/RP) to include assisting consumers in identifying strengths, recovery and wellness goals, setting objectives, support consumer in determining recovery and wellness interventions based on consumers' life goals, recognizing and reporting progress consumers make toward meeting objectives, and understanding and utilizing specific interventions necessary to support consumers in meeting their recovery and wellness goals. Directs and evaluates program to ensure compliance of all (DBHDD, CARF, etc…) accreditation standards. Implements program policies and procedures as needed and routinely monitors for compliance. Prepares and submits reports and other documentation. Coordinates and participates in clinical services of day services programs. Assist in the budget planning process. Oversees facility management operation. Maintains a consistent, high quality, consumer focused orientation when conducting business and providing services to consumers. Maintains professional knowledge of current trends and developments in the field and applies pertinent new knowledge to performance and other responsibilities. Supervises employee functions of the assigned program. Complete all electronic documentation and report preparation in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications:  Must have a valid CPS certification. Under general to limited supervision, assist with serving severe and/or chronic mental illness, dual diagnosed disabilities or related disabilities and/or community-based day service programs for consumers with developmental disabilities.  May assist with coordination of the services and activities of additional support programs and community integration activities as well as treatment programs. Work with additional staff and consumers in creating a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Collect data for purpose of documenting case history, assessments and treatment. Support consumers in articulating personal goals for recovery and wellness. Support non-consumer staff in identifying program environments that are conducive to recovery; lend their unique insight into mental illness and addictive diseases what makes recovery possible.  Support consumers in developing empowerment skill through self-advocacy and the use of coping techniques and self-help strategies. Performs related duties as assigned. Valid unrestricted Georgia Driver’s License. Must be computer literate.

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in human service, public health or behavior health sciences field. Certification and Certified Peer Rehabilitation Professional - Eligible. WHAM Certified.

Mail Completed Phoenix Center application or resume to:

Human Resources
Phoenix Center CSB
940-B GA Hwy 96
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-1106 FAX

Phoenix Center CSB is a Drug Free Workplace Current Phoenix Center applications should be filled out carefully and completely.  Describe background in full and make certain application is signed.  Incomplete applications or applications with insufficient information can result in an applicant not being considered for the vacancy.  Please KEEP a copy of your application.  All applications must be received (not postmarked) by the above specified deadline.  Finger- printing and/or Drug Screening may be required, if appointed.  Any male applicant between 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of having registered with the Selective Service as required by federal and state law, or of being exempt from such registration.
Position open to:

[ X]     All qualified applicants
[ X]     Employees of Phoenix Health Center

                                                         An Equal Opportunity Employer
Phoenix Center Community Service Board does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.  An applicant who has a disability which requires special accommodations should contact this office.

* ENTRY SALARY may be adjusted depending upon the selected candidate’s qualifications and agency budget considerations.

Monday, June 18, 2018

River Edge Crisis Service Center - Baldwin


An important alternative to waiting or an afterhours trip to the emergency room, the River Edge Crisis Service Center - located at River Edge-Baldwin - operates 24-hours-a-day year round to provide outpatient crisis stabilization (23 hours or fewer) to adults facing an acute mental health crisis. When needed, skilled Crisis Service Center staff can facilitate smoother transition to higher levels of care as well.
The Baldwin Crisis Service Center is currently seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to complete their CSC team.
Duties & Responsibilities:  Provides a broad range of paraprofessional social services to patients/clients/consumers and their families, participates in treatment team planning, and performs crisis intervention. Assists in dealing with personal and social problems. May provide supportive counseling to consumers and families and/or serve as a liaison for social services. Prepares lesson plans for group topics, maintains medical records and documents daily group notes. Performs case management duties, and group skills training and refers clients to needed services and resources.

Minimum Training & Experience:   Candidates must have a primary diagnosis of mental illness or a dual diagnosis of mental illness and addictive disease, and a strong desire to identify themselves as a person with mental illness (current or former consumer of mental health services). Applicants must hold a GED or High School diploma. In addition, applicants must demonstrate strong reading comprehension and written communication skills. You must have demonstrated experience with leadership, advocacy, or governance, and be well grounded in your recovery (one year between diagnosis and application to the training).  Must meet the Qualifications for Peer Specialist as defined by the DBHDD Peer Specialist Project. 
Preferred Qualifications:  Applicant will have attended Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Certified Peer Specialist training and passed the Certified Peer Specialist certification process.

Please apply via our company’s website https://riveredge.applicantpro.com/jobs/421541.html or submit your resume and cover letter to dnorris@river-edge.org

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory drug screen and background clearance.

Securing Resources for Consumers, Inc - Atlanta


SRFC Seeks Site Manager Securing Resources for Consumers, Inc., an agency that has served and supported families and individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis since 2006 is seeking a Site Manager for our Atlanta, Georgia program. SRFC is seeking an innovative leader with strong clinical and administrative skills to supervise a team of professionals who provide PEER based services to a wide-range of adult clients.

Essential Functions:
·         Daily management of operations to ensure that processes and procedures are performed timely and to quality and required standards while ensuring integrity in program and service delivery compliance.
The qualified candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavior Health related field and at least five years of managerial experience or a Master’s Degree in a Behavioral Health related field and at least two years of managerial experience and demonstrate good skills in all forms of communication.
FULL TIME BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Company Paid Life Insurance
Holidays
401k Plan

Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000 Annually

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting their resume and cover letter to: helen.emanuel@srfcinc.com