Currently hiring Peer Specialist for the new Mobile Response Crisis Team located throughout North Florida.
Summary of Key Duties:
A professional position sometimes responding to crisis calls, monitoring care, follow-up and ongoing direct services to patients in the Mobile Response Team Program. Supports each client based on shared experiences. Educates on how to appropriately navigate treatment services, social service and support systems; is a positive role model to clients and their families by sharing experiential knowledge, hope, and skills; maintains relationships with clients and families in order to assist individuals in the treatment engagement and retention process; assists clients with gaining skills and resources needed to initiate and maintain recovery; empowers clients to make self-determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway. Peer Recovery Specialists will be an on-call resource and may be deployed to crisis calls as needed when their presence will impact a crisis. Maintains close relationships with the counselor/clinician and family within the 72-hour follow-up period. Assists with on-going follow-up to help the client during the early stages of the crisis and recovery.
Summary of Qualifications:
Experience and training in crisis intervention and follow-up. The Peer Specialist will be a consumer who has been involved in crisis situations and has successful experience with recovery activities. This may be a parent, student or young adult. Applicant much show proof of recovery, training and experience.
Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements.