Terros Health

  • ACT Peer Support Specialist - Recovery Clinics

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2018-3117
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    ACT Team
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for an ACT Peer Support Specialist . Located in Phoenix, AZ, our Peer team members are able to utilize their personal experiences to benefit our patients and help build positive, professional relationships on their behalf. The right individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

     

    Terros is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

    Responsibilities

    Provides direct treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services in a community setting to clients served on the Assertive Community Team (ACT) Team. 

     

    Our Peer team members will:

    • Work as a team member of an ACT clinical team to assess client needs and wants, participates in the development of individual service plans, acts as a client advocate and liaisons with families and community agencies.
    • Serve as the team’s lead client advocate and mentor. 
    • Be a self-disclosed mental health member and is willing to provide a client’s perspective of the team’s service provision.
    • Be a liaison between multiple parties.

    Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package to our full-time employees including, but not limited to:

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Group life and disability insurance
    • Employer matched 401(k)
    • Generous PTO/paid sick leave (4+ weeks in year 1)
    • Wellness and employee assistance plan

    Qualifications

    • Must have a Bachelor's Degree (in behavioral health or related field)
    • Three (3) years experience in the delivery of behavioral health services required. Three (3) years working as a housing specialist preferred. 
    • Peer Support Certification (Required) 
    • Behavioral Health recipient in recovery for at least 1 – 3 years and/or first-hand experience with family members with serious mental illness and/or chronic disease,
    • Valid Arizona Driver’s License
    • Must understand and utilize a recovery approach and philosophy
    • Exemplify great customer service and motivational skills.
    • Good communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions.
    • Must be able to work on a computer and tablet in Microsoft Office, with electronic medical records and in NextGen.

    Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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