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Peer Support Specialist

Company: SAFY
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SAFY is seeking a Full Time Peer Support Specialist (Mobile Crisis) for our Aurora division in Colorado. As a Peer Support Specialist, you will be responsible for the assessment, development, and ongoing case management of a family caseload. Who We Are At SAFY, our mission is Preserving Families & Securing Futures. For over 35 years, our work has rested on a single, radical idea - children belong in families. We believe that every child and family deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are an extraordinary team of 500 employees in seven states providing services such as Family Preservation & Reunification, Behavioral Health, Therapeutic Foster Care, Adoption Services and Older Youth Services so the families and children we serve can build resilience and thrive. What Youll Do Provides support to Mobile Crisis Team members during assessments/evaluations that are completed in community settings.Assist in the assessment of a clients behavioral health status and provides evidence-based intervention strategies.Provides telephone and short-term face-to-face interventions to help stabilize people in crisis and prevent further criminal justice involvement, or hospitalization when possiblePerforms a wide variety of non-clinical tasks to assist clients in regaining control over their own lives and recovery process, in partnership with Mobile Crisis Responders, Leads or Shift Supervisors. Documents all patient contacts and other clinical information.Supports the Mobile Crisis team with community outreach, resources, and education.What You Bring We are looking for amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to serve the children and families in our care. Youll be right at home if you learn from failure and overcome adversity, cultivate strong relationships, understand the power of diversity, advocate for equity, aspire to lead through inclusion, and push yourself, your work and the people around you to the next level. Qualifications Bachelors degree in the field of social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy or other approved related field of human services.At least one year of experience as a peer specialist, 2 years preferred.Two years of relevant experience preferred in the field of mental health/therapeutic intervention with children, adolescents, families, and older adults/geriatric. Additional training and/or certifications in trauma informed care, HIPPA, substance use, etc. preferred What We Offer (You will be eligible for various benefits depending on your employment status)Targeted hiring range: $39,000.00 - $45,000.00Compensation is commensurate with transferrable experience, education and licensure of candidate, along with internal equity and budgeted amount for the role. Comprehensive benefit plan options including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and flexible spending account options 401(k) Retirement plan with company match 12 paid holidays per year and generous sick & vacation time Tuition Reimbursement Adoption assistance Referral bonus program Leave donation program Professional Development & reimbursement for outside clinical supervision Mileage reimbursement Company paid cell phone or stipend SAFY is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. SAFY does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record, conviction record, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of SAFY, including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and administering all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs or terminations.

Keywords: SAFY, Aurora , Peer Support Specialist, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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