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Certified Peer Support Specialist, Crisis Stabilization Unit #346

Fontana, California, United States

Certified Peer Support Specialist, Crisis Stabilization Unit #346

  • Fontana, California, United States

Telecare 's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals with complex needs in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams.  Telecare has over 170 programs and 4,500 employees across the country, and we are constantly growing and opening new programs.

As part of the Telecare family, the Merrill Center Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) will offer 24/7 voluntary treatment to individuals ages 13 and above who are suffering a mental health crisis but wish to avoid a locked setting. It will use a welcoming, home-like environment to help assess the nature of the crisis, soothe and comfort the individual, and connect them with resources to avoid future crisis.  Services are recovery-oriented and will utilize a multi-disciplinary team approach.

When you work at Telecare, you help empower thousands of individuals every day in their recovery journeys. We are looking for compassionate, hardworking, focused, organized mental health workers to serve our clients with severe and persistent mental illness.  

What We Provide!

  • Coaching and mentorship  
  • Career growth potential and learning opportunities 
  • If you want to learn the competencies and nuances of public mental health, we are ready to teach you! 
  • Shifts available: Per Diem

What are the qualifications? (Must Have) 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Certified Peer Specialist and/or completed Peer Support Training
  • One (1) year or part-time equivalent of experience supporting members served with behavioral health challenges
  • Experience as a beneficiary of the public Behavioral Health system of care
  • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
  • A valid and current driver 's license and car insurance   
  • An acceptable Motor Vehicle Report

What will the job entail? 

  • Draws upon own personal recovery experience with mental/addiction challenges as a basis for engagement as a peer with members served and to validate members' own lived experiences
  • Consistently utilizes recovery language and a strength-based approach to assist members served to reach their fullest potential
  • Participates in the planning, organization and co-facilitation of Recovery Centered Clinical Service (RCCS) materials, self-help and recovery education groups
  • Provides education and expertise from the perspective of a person with lived experience of mental illness to the team concerning various mental health/addiction recovery experiences
  • Travels locally to provide outreach to members served in the community

What is your Total Rewards Compensation? 

  • Low-cost health insurance options: Medical, Vision, Dental  
  • Paid time off pool starting at 16.7 days in your first year  
  • Eight paid holidays per year  
  • Two retirement plans: 401K & Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)  
  • Online University Tuition Discount  
  • Scholarships 
  • Enjoy other benefits including career growth, learning opportunities, and recognition.  
  • Please note: Some benefits may vary based on the location and full-time or part-time employees.  

*Please note: Our clients suffer from severe schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar I, and other diagnoses. Due to their severe mental illness, the clients you serve will likely have homelessness, justice-involved history, drug and alcohol addiction, comorbidities, and more. We use a person-centered approach, believing that recovery is possible for all people, and work every day to coordinate excellent care for the members on their journey to recovery. We believe recovery looks different for everyone, and we strive to individualize services to restore dignity. We serve our clients from a posture of respect, kindness, and non-judgment.  

We are building a multidisciplinary, multiethnic, multi-generational, and multicultural team. 

Interested in learning more? Apply today!

Keywords: Crisis Intervention, Peer Employment Training Certification (RI International or NAMI), Behavioral Health, Mental Health

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability  

Program Information: Merrill #346

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.