Thursday, November 02, 2017

Data Entry Clerk - Decatur

                The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is currently seeking a part time data entry clerk to work in our office in beautiful downtown Decatur, GA. Preference will be given to individuals with lived experience of recovery from behavioral health challenges. See below for duties and preferred qualifications:

Duties:
·         Retrieve faxes with required data.
·         Input required data into Provider Connect database.
·         Contact Peer Support, Wellness and Respite Centers to reconcile problems with data provided.
·         Investigate to complete participant profiles when necessary.
·         Other duties as assigned by Executive Director and senior office staff.

Preferred Qualifications
·         Lived experience in recovery from behavioral health challenges.
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
·         Previous experience with Microsoft Access a plus.
·         Excellent communication skills (written/verbal)
·         The ability to type 40 wpm.
·         A supportive and kind attitude.
·         Problem solving and analytical skills.

Interested parties should submit a resume and letter of interest to Nick Calhoun via email at: nick@gmhcn.org.

About the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network

The Consumer Network is a Georgia non-profit corporation founded in 1991 by consumers of state services for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. It hosts one of the largest statewide annual consumer conferences in the nation. The corporation evolved from a meeting of 30 consumer leaders held in Tucker, Georgia in October of 1990 and how has grown to over 4000 members across the state. GMHCN has about 100 employees currently and works throughout the state to provide the state with an increasing number of self-directed behavioral health services aimed at supporting peers to thrive in a life of recovery and wellness.

Recovery Community Organization - Administrative Assistant - Decatur

The Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is currently seeking a part time administrative assistant to work in our office in beautiful downtown Decatur, GA. Preference will be given to individuals with lived experience of recovery from behavioral health challenges. The ideal candidate will have their own car and be able to use it for work, as needed, with mileage reimbursement and be able to travel 25%-50% of the time. See below for duties and preferred qualifications:

Duties:
·         Coordinate with partner organizations to help RCOs flourish throughout the state of Georgia.
·         Coordinate with RCOs to provide assistance when needed with projects and challenges.
·         Visit various RCOs throughout the state of Georgia.
·         Work with our partners at the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse and the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disorders to achieve overall RCO goals.
·         Various administrative tasks that require adaptability and technological acumen.
·         Travel (sometimes overnight) to RCO sites within the state.
Preferred Qualifications
·         Lived experience in recovery from behavioral health challenges.
·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
·         Excellent communication skills (written/verbal).
·         A supportive and kind attitude.
·         Public speaking skills.
·         Problem solving and analytical skills.

Interested parties should submit a resume and letter of interest to Nick Calhoun via email at: nick@gmhcn.org.

About the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network


The Consumer Network is a Georgia non-profit corporation founded in 1991 by consumers of state services for mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. It hosts one of the largest statewide annual consumer conferences in the nation. The corporation evolved from a meeting of 30 consumer leaders held in Tucker, Georgia in October of 1990 and how has grown to over 4000 members across the state. GMHCN has about 100 employees currently and works throughout the state to provide the state with an increasing number of self-directed behavioral health services aimed at supporting peers to thrive in a life of recovery and wellness.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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

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 McDonough, GA.  Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work under pressure and reliable transportation.  Salary for this position is $25,709.00 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 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

Full-Time Position 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 resume and letter of interest to Darlene Berry, CPS, Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center Director, 46 Knaus Drive., Cleveland, GA 30528 or email Darlene Berry 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 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 full 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, personal transportation. Salary for this position is $28,080 per year and benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. 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

Saturday, October 28, 2017

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 Opening at the Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Center in Henry County, GA

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

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 McDonough, 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 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


Friday, October 27, 2017

Part-time position opening at the Peer Support and 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 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 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 Darlene Berry, Director, PSWRC White County, 46 Knaus Dr, Cleveland, GA 30528 or email darlene@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 Positions opening at the Peer Support and 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 Colleen Stephens, 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

Part-time position opening at the Peer Support and Wellness and Respite Center in Colquitt 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 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 resume and letter of interest to kelly@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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Phoenix Center CSB - Warner Robins / Fort Valley

Posting Date: 10/04/2017
Application Deadline Date: 10/18/2017
Position Title: Certified Peer Specialist
Position No:  TBD                       

Minimum Entry Salary *             Negotiable
Location:
Warner Robins/Fort Valley, GA
Services Area/Programs:
Community Support Team

Description of Duties: Individual will work in the Community Support Team.  Must have a 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). Individual must demonstrate strong reading comprehension and written communication skills. Must have demonstrated experience with leadership, advocacy, or governance, and be well grounded in your recovery (one year between diagnosis and application for position).  Must be able to perform other duties as assigned by Senior Management Team.

Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must hold a GED or High School diploma and be at least 18 years of age.  Must have a minimum of one year in recovery.  Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License and be keyboard proficient.
Preferred Qualifications:  One year in recovery and a Bachelor’s Degree in a Health or Human Services field. 

Mail Completed Phoenix Center application or resume to:

Camille Scott
                                                Phoenix Center CSB
                                                    940 GA Hwy 96
                                           Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 988-1106 FAX

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 Center Behavioral Health

                                                        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.


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Highland Rivers - Whitfield

**Interested applicants can submit their resume to Allyson Pinto, Peer Program Manager with Highland Rivers Health @ allysonpinto@highlandrivers.org or can apply directly to HCS through www.healthcare-staffing.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-2:30PM. The CPS position would work a schedule of Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM, 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.


Monday, August 21, 2017

Serenity Behavioral Health Systems Employment Opportunities - CPS


Serenity Behavioral Health Systems
Employment Opportunities


Job Title:      Case Manager –
                     Certified Peer Specialist

Status:       Fulltime Position
Program:  Community Supports–
                                 Peer Supports
Location:  Building E / Downtown Augusta
                 3421 Mike Padgett Hwy
                 Augusta, GA 30906                
Posting Date:  8/21/2017
Closing Date:  Until Position is Filled
Position No.: CSCMPS010
Proposed Salary: Varies with Education 
                            /Experience
Schedule:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
                    Monday – Friday
                 (varies to meet program needs)
Must be a
Certified Peer Specialist
Job Description
Provides Skills training and connects individuals with resources that will allow Individuals to live, learn, work, and socialize in their environments of choice.  Provide service interventions focusing on wellness, identification of strengths, self-advocacy in connection with goals as identified by the individual’s assessment and treatment plan.  Provides services to designated/assigned peer groups.  Attends scheduled treatment team meetings and staff meetings.  Completes and submits all clinical documentation/weekly progress notes.  Ensures assigned caseload of individuals has a active authorization before providing services.  Maintains certification as a CPS (Certified Peer Specialist).  Collaborates with psychiatrist, nurse practitioners, Program Directors, within SBHS.  Must be dependable/flexible.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to feel and/or handle objects, tools, controls; reach with arms and hands; hear, and speak.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch.  The employee must regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift or move 24 pounds or more.   The employee may encounter various levels of emotional strain or tension.
Minimum Qualifications
Must be a Certified Peer Specialist.  Must have a High School Diploma or GED.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
Preferred Qualifications
One year of experience as a case manager.  Experience in documentation through electronic medical records.



Note:
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email.  Qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Those selected to be interviewed will be contacted by phone or email.
To Apply:
Applications are accepted Monday – Friday  8:30 am – 3:00 pm
In the Human Resources Office in Building I on the Main Campus
3421 Mike Padgett Hwy,  Augusta, GA 30906
·       Incomplete applications will not be considered
·       Applications must be submitted by the close of business on the closing date
Conditions of Employment:
·       Applicants are subject to criminal records check, drug screening, and former employment references. If the applicant refuses to submit to drug testing or fail the drug testing, they will be disqualified from state employment for 2 years from the date of testing.
·       For positions that require a high school diploma, the diploma, transcript or a copy of the GED will be required.
·       For positions that require a degree, a certified copy of your transcript will be required.
·       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.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations to complete the applicant process, should contact the Human Resources office.


Serenity Behavioral Health Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer