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Peer Support Specialist –Mobile Crisis Response Team

Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester provides a wide range of mental health services to individuals and families. We offer programs to people of all ages, aimed at restoring health and improving quality of life. Our comprehensive system of service enables clients to access care to meet their changing needs. We feature an experienced staff of well-qualified, mental health professionals with training in a wide variety of specialty areas.

Mission

To empower individuals to achieve recovery and promote personal and community wellness through an accessible, comprehensive, integrated and evidence-based system of mental health care.

Vision

To promote prevention, recovery and wellness and strive to be a center of excellence and sought after partner in developing and delivering state-of-the-art mental health treatment, integrated within our community.


Responsibilities include responding to an individual’s needs, in home or other environments. Work to stabilize individuals and assist them in returning to their pre-crisis level. Assess individual needs to identify appropriate services and supports. Use own life experience to engage individual crisis, assist individual with accessing services and supports. Play an advocacy role, provide transportation, and provide support and oversight of crisis apartments. Promote self-care, illness self-management, and wellness and recovery. Complete necessary paperwork, and be able to respond to pages. Position requires a high level of professionalism and ethical behaviors. Must be sensitive to diverse cultures and languages and foster the team work ethic. 

Requirements:

Must have organizational, written and verbal skills. Basic computer experience. Minimum high school diploma or GED. Must, possess a valid driver’s license and automobile with liability insurance.

How to Apply:

Please apply to:

jobs@mhcgm.org  or Visit

www.mhcgm.org/ Employement Opportunities

 

 

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: June 26, 2017

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