Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Full-Time Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Cleveland, GA

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer 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 $25,000 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 resume and letter of interest to Bobby Sanders, CPS, Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center Director, 46 Knaus Drive., Cleveland, GA 30528, or email bobby@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

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

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work full 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 $25,000 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 resume and letter of interest to jennifer@gmhcn.org, or mail to Jennifer Barnett, Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center Director, 201 N. Erwin St. Cartersville, GA 30120 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

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Director Position Opening at the PSWRC in Colquitt County



The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to serve as full-time Director for the new Peer Support, Wellness. and Respite Center in Moultrie, GA. The position requires managing the overall operations of the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience managing peer employees.  The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure, and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $30,000 per year, and benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance.  The applicant must be able to work a flexible schedule.  Please send a resume and letter of interest to Roslind Hayes at roslind@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

Monday, September 26, 2016

Full-time Opening at the PSWRC in Colquitt County

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work full 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 $25,000 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 resume and letter of interest to Roslind Hayes at roslind@gmhcn.org

Part-time position opening at the PSWRC in Colquitt County



The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, 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 $12.00 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Roslind at roslind@gmhcn.org, or FAX 229-890-7013


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

Part-Time Opening at the PSWRC in Henry County

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, a recovery oriented, mental health consumer advocacy and education organization, is seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to work part time for the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in McDonough, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $12.00 per hour.  Preference will be given to applicants who can work a flexible schedule. Please send a resume and letter of interest to Ginger Blessing at ginger@gmhcn.org


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

Georgia and Federal Criminal History Record Databases

Thursday, August 11, 2016

FHR in Calhoun

CERTIFIED PEER SPECIALIST Calhoun, GA

FHR, a nationally recognized leader in the adult mental health field, is a private non-profit service agency providing community based care for adults with psychiatric disabilities. 
FHR has developed, trains and utilizes the PRISMMODEL® approach which is: Person-centered, Respectful, Individualized, Strength-based and Mission-driven.  
FHR and its staff believe that all persons living with mental illness can and do recover, and with access to supports and resources can and do lead self-determined, independent, and fulfilling lives as contributing members of the community.  In a recent client satisfaction survey over 95% of the respondents indicated  'they were happy with the services they receive from FHR'.  Our employees are satisfied, too: we have a 4.2 overall ranking on Glassdoor.com and our CEO has a 96% approval rating by our colleagues.  www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Fellowship-Health-Resources-EI_IE644623.11,38.htm

Visit our website at www.fhr.net 

FHR is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity in the workplace.           

Responsibilities  The Certified Peer Specialist is responsible for providing support services to young adults through geriatric individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in the different stages of recovery.
Requirements  A high school diploma is required, AA or BA in Human Service field preferred.  Person with life experiences required (defined as having been treated for mental illness and or substance abuse). Crisis intervention experience preferred.  Must be GA certified Peer Specialist with advanced level WRAP facilitator certificate.
Total Rewards  FHR offers a competitive total rewards package with benefits such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical and Delta Dental coverage, a Vision Service Plan, a retirement plan for which employees are immediately eligible, flex spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and a wellness program.
To apply, please e-mail resume to mmcfarland@fhr.net.



8 positions opening from Healthcare Staffing


1- Certified Peer Specialist- Full Time Position Located in Rome, Ga (Floyd County) Provide support services and acquire resources from with in the community for homeless consumers that have Mental Health illnesses and or Addictive Diseases. Provide MH services through peer support and ADSS if applicable. Assist Case Managers in completing  multiple and ongoing assessments on consumers identifying their needs and  services to match needs. May provide and assist in transportation as needed. 
Make appropriate referrals and linkage to other services and Provide individual services that support recovery and working towards the goals and treatment plans. Maintain statistics and complete weekly and monthly reports, provide supportive employment support and resume building for consumers in program.
Provide education and information to assure knowledge of aspects of the CPS project. Supports/assists consumers in daily decision making and resolution of minor problems as well as assisting in obtaining housing, budgets, and resources available.
Minimum qualifications : 
Georgia State Certified Peer Specialist Certificate, or in the process of being obtained or Eligible to become Certified.
Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug testing and have a clean 7 year motor vehicle report.
Prior experience working with individuals who have a mental illness and/or addictive disease diagnosis preferred.
Must be CARES eligible. Full time, benefited, Permanent position with competitive rates.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application


2-Peer Specialist- Pickens County and Gilmer County (Jasper, Ga and
Ellijay)
We have several (3 positions) available in the Pickens, Gilmer and Fannin Job Description:
At least 3 years in recovery from substance dependence. Provide assistance and coordination of a recovery plan using motivational interviewing and other skills to support and promote personal goals and objectives. Provide relapse prevention planning to assist in managing and preventing crisis and relapse situations. Provide interventions through all phases of recovery.
Minimum Requirements:
Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug testing and have a clean 7 year motor vehicle report. Must have gone through a recovery process and willing to help others through their recovery process.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application


3- Certified Peer Specialist- HCS currently has full time positions
available in Gilmer and Gordon County- Home Again Program (Ellijay, Ga
and Calhoun,Ga)
At least 3 years in recovery from substance dependence. Provide
assistance and coordination of a recovery plan using motivational
interviewing and other skills to support and promote personal goals and
objectives. Provide relapse prevention planning to assist in managing
and preventing crisis and relapse situations. Provide interventions
through all phases of recovery. Must have gone through a recovery
process and willing to help others through their recovery process.
Provides direct service time per month. Assist the consumer with the
development of interpersonal, community coping skills, and resource
linkage through education, training, and modeling. Works non-traditional
hours to ensure families are able to receive services despite caregiver
work schedule and child school schedule. Provides support to clinical
staff in regards to transporting consumers and ensuring family
participation in Home Again Program. Responsible for all documentation
as required. Responsible for keeping all charts inc compliance. Provides
assessment, monitoring and assistance to consumer with self management
of psychiatric symptoms. Community Support services consist of
rehabilitative, environmental support and resources coordination
considered essential to assist a youth and family in gaining access to
necessary services and in creating environments that promote resiliency
and support emotional and functional growth and development. Assistance
to youth and family/responsible caregiver in the facilitation and
coordination of the Individual Resiliency Plan including providing
skills support in he youth/family's self-articulation of personal goals.
Planning in a proactive manner to assist the youth/family in managing or
preventing crisis situations. Provides follow up of hospital discharges.
Provides assistance and support in crisis situations. Will transport
when needed. Other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements:
Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be able to pass a criminal
background check, drug testing and have a clean 7 year motor vehicle
report.
Bi-lingual is a plus
Minimum Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be
able to pass a criminal background check, drug testing and have a clean
7 year motor vehicle report. Must have  6 months experience working with
children/adults with Mental Health or Substance Abuse issues.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to
www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application


4- Certified Peer Specialist/Peer Specialist- Floyd Act Team (Rome, Ga)
Job Description
Completes documentation in compliance with HRH standards to include
submission and preparation of reports and maintenance of assigned
consumer case load. Obtain and maintain average of billable hours to HRH
standards of 85 hours per month on direct service time. Provide support
to consumers in creating and maintain wellness tools as CPS using
evidence based practices and self disclosure when appropriate. Advocate
for consumers using CPS perspective in treatment teams and staffing.
Maintain contact with family, community agencies and collateral contacts
both formal and informal as related ACT consumer needs. Completes all
required training per HRH
Education and Experience. Knowledge skills and abilities comparable to
that of a high school graduate. This position requires an individual who
is or has been the recipient of mental health services for severe and
persistent mental illness. Ability to work as a member of a team and
that has a commitment to the rights and abilities of individuals with
severe mental illness to further their growth and development. Requires
one year of experience working with individuals with serious mental
illness.
Knowledge and Skills. Demonstrated ability to interact positively with
clients of various backgrounds, cognitive capacities and
psychiatric/physical disabilities. Demonstrated ability to manage self
professionally at all times. Skilled at engaging individuals in
pre-employment and job support services or computer skills training.
Strong understanding of trauma-informed care, wellness and recovery and
WRAP principles. Working knowledge of community resources such as
transportation systems, recreation centers and activities, churches,
drop-in centers, support groups, etc. Demonstrated understanding of
working with persons with acute and/or chronic psychiatric diagnoses.
Demonstrated experience providing care management services to this
population, both in-person and remotely. Strong verbal and written
communication skills including the ability to use graphics to present
materials for persons with severe challenges whose abilities to read and
comprehend are diminished. Demonstrated skill in using computer and
mobile technology.
Related Experience preferred: 1 year Required education: High school or
equivalent Job Type: Full-time. Required experience: Mental Health
experience: 1 year Required license or certification: Valid GA Driver's
License
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to
www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application

5- Certified Peer Specialist- Gilmer County CST Team (Ellijay, Ga)
MUST BE CERTIFIED
The Certified Peer Specialist will work as a member of the team, is
willing to use and share his/her personal, practical experience and
knowledge to benefit the team and its individuals. Fully integrated into
the team to provide expertise about the recovery process, symptom
management, and the persistent required by individuals to have a
satisfying life. Responsible to maximize individual choice,
self-determination and decision-making n the planning, delivery, and
evaluation of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. Provide
peer counseling and consultation to individuals, families, and team
staff. Provide case management, home and/ or facility visits and
completes documentation. Encourages Peers to lead groups and motivates
peers to attend CPS training, Offers support, arranges transportation,
assist in linking consumers to appts., referrals to other agencies,
departments. Responsible for case coordination of consumers on case
load. Responsible for daily and weekly documentation. Follow up with
peers when they are absent from the program. Qualifications Include:
High School Diploma/ GED, Certification by the Georgia Certified Peer
Specialist Project. Experience in working with Mental Health / Substance
Abuse for a minimum of two years preferred. 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.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to
www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application

6- Certified Peer Specialist- GSL Cartersville, Ga
The Certified Peer Specialist is a part of a grant supported program to
provide outreach, education and services to youth who have been
identified at high risk for suicide. The peer specialist will respond to
crisis situations with youth and link members to services as needed.
Supports and trains the family in developing self-advocacy and linkages
to appropriate and sustainable supports. Provide ongoing support by
listening and helping the youth and family communicate their needs. To
qualify and succeed in the position: High School Diploma/ GED,
Certification by the Georgia Certified Peer Specialist Project.
Experience in working with youth for a minimum of two years. 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.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to
www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application

7- Parent-CPS- 2 Positions in Calhoun, Ga. And 2 Positions in Ellijay,
Ga
Provide Parent-to-Parent Support, For Parents with children and
adolescents with MH/SA  diagnoses that have been in residential programs
or hospitalized Act as a reflective, objective, and non-judgmental coach
or mentor. Have Peer Specialist Certification or eligible to apply for
certification. Act as a reflective, objective, and non-judgmental coach
or mentor. Support families in their efforts to get needs met through
Peer Support - Individual services. Work with families to organize and
prepare for meetings so their voice can be heard. Attend meetings with
families. Partner with other Providers in the process, as well as works
as a collaborative advocate. Help family engage and actively participate
in developing an individualized WRAP plan. Help team develop indicators
of success that are the family's expression of what their needs and
goals are. Help family make informed decisions that drive the process.
Use strength-based approach to guide the family into developing a
vision. A mediator, facilitator, or bridge between families and
agencies. Complete documentation as required in a timely manner.
Utilizing their unique recovery experience, the CPS will teach and role
model the value of every family's recovery  experience and model
effective coping techniques and self-help strategies. To qualify and
succeed in the position: High School Diploma/ GED, Have Peer
Specialist Certification or eligible to work towards and apply for
certification. Lived Experience. 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
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to
www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application

8- Certified Peer Specialist- Pickens County (Jasper, Ga) Must be a
VETERAN
The Addictive Diseases Peer Support Specialist promotes promote
socialization, recovery, wellness, self-advocacy, development of natural
supports, and maintenance of community living skills. Provides
activities that promote self-directed recovery by helping consumers
develop and work toward achievement of specific personal recovery goals
which may include attaining meaningful employment. Assists consumers
with relapse prevention planning. Working with Veteran's who are
chronically homeless. Complete multiple and on going assessments
identifying needs and the services to match. Make appropriate referrals
for additional services,  Provide services that support recovery. Assist
in groups that encourage recovery and coping skills. The Peer Support
Specialist carries out support functions and assists individuals
receiving services by providing initial engagement and outreach to
clients that possibly need crisis intervention services, assisting
clients with linkage to appropriate community resources, and promoting
recovery through teaching clients about the value of self-help, peer
support and personal empowerment. Through a peer support relationship
and mentorship, this person will assist individuals in their transition
back to the community and assist in establishing a residence and
employment  
The Peer Support Specialist helps foster hope and serve as a role model
for persons who are in recovery. This person will work alongside
individuals during and after a hospitalization to encourage wellness and
independence. Qualifications :  High School Diploma/ GED,  A Veteran of
armed forces and have a history of mental health and or substance abuse
and currently in recovery. CPS Certified or eligible to become a
Certified Peer Specialist. Ability to pass intensive background
investigation, drug screening an have  a clean 7yr motor vehicle report.
Please email resumes to: Dayna Veit- dveit@healthcare-staffing.com or
Fax resumes to: Attn: Dayna Veit 706-624-8328 or go to

www.healthcare-staffing.com to place an employment application

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team – Region 2

Certified Peer Specialist/Para Professional (part-time)
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team – Region 2

LOCATION:   Macon, GA, Milledgeville GA

If you are looking for a rewarding job helping people apply for a Certified Peer Specialist position with Benchmark Human Services.    Expect thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

We offer competitive wages including performance bonuses, opportunities for career advancement, and full-and-part-time openings for all shifts, including weekends! Benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401k with employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and sick time, and referral bonuses.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, vehicle insurance, and a high school diploma/GED.   Applicants must also have certification as a peer specialist, or meets qualifications to be a certified peer specialist.

Thorough background history will be completed.  Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.   Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers or email resume to lhorne@benchmarkhs.com

Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team – Region 6

Certified Peer Specialist/Para Professional (full time/part-time)
Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team – Region 6

LOCATION:   Warner Robins, Fort Valley, and Perry GA

If you are looking for a rewarding job helping people apply for a Certified Peer Specialist position with Benchmark Human Services.    Expect thorough training, great challenges, and even greater fulfillment as you help individuals reach their maximum potential.

We offer competitive wages including performance bonuses, opportunities for career advancement, and full-and-part-time openings for all shifts, including weekends! Benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401k with employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and sick time, and referral bonuses.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, vehicle insurance, and a high school diploma/GED.   Applicants must also have certification as a peer specialist, or meets qualifications to be a certified peer specialist.

Thorough background history will be completed.  Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening.   Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers or email resume to lhorne@benchmarkhs.com