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Certified Peer Specialist – Mental Health 266

Olympia, Washington, United States

Certified Peer Specialist – Mental Health 266

  • Olympia, Washington, United States

Sign-on Bonus $1,500 - Full-Time

"They made it easier for me to live, breathe, eat, and stay clean. Without them, I'd be waiting somewhere, waiting for someone to give me a chance to live..." - Client from Telecare

What You Will Do to Change Lives

The Peer Recovery Coach I engages, inspires, and facilitates meaningful conversations with members served that assist the members to explore, create, and meet their own recovery goals. Peer Recovery Coaches provide consultation to the team to promote and reinforce Telecare's Recovery Culture as defined by the Telecare Recovery Centered Clinical System (RCCS) in which each member's point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into services and self-help programming. Additionally, Peer Recovery Coaches respond to critical situations with high-level engagement and de-escalation skills which support a least restrictive environment for members served experiencing an emergency related to a mental health/addiction challenge.

Shifts Available:

Full-Time, AM 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Sunday - Thursday

Full-Time, PM 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm, Sunday - Thursday

Short-Hour (.4), PM 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm, Friday and Saturday

What You Bring to the Table (Must Have)

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • One (1) year or part-time equivalent of experience supporting members served with behavioral health challenges
  • Utilizing your own lived mental health or substance use recovery story to help empower others on their recovery journey

What's In It For You*

  • Paid Time Off: For Full Time Employee it is 16.7 days in your first year
  • Eight Paid Holidays & Shift differentials for hourly staff (6% for PM Shift, 8% for Overnight Shift)
  • Free CEUs, coaching and mentorship
  • Online University Tuition Discount and Company Scholarships
  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • For more information visit: https://www.telecarecorp.com/benefits

Join Our Compassionate Team

Telecare 's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems.

Olympia Next Steps is a long-term civil commitment acute 10-bed Evaluation & Treatment Center that will provide services to individuals experiencing severe psychiatric symptoms and can benefit from more structured services, supports in a secure setting. The program will provide recovery-focused services for the residents and provide a local alternative to long-term state hospital commitment. Residents are able to remain close to their family, friends, and community. Telecare programs transform lives, generate measurable outcomes, and reduce financial costs. Services are designed to respond to local needs function as a strategic, accountable, and experienced partner within systems of care.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

*May vary by position and location

Full Job Description will be provided if selected for an interview.

Peer Support Specialist, Peer Recovery, Peer Employment Training, PET

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
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.