Responsible for peer community support service provision including working in collaboration with the service team in the development, implementation, monitoring, and updating of the court ordered plan; therapeutic rehabilitative skill development; and, illness management and recovery. Assists consumers with community integration, goal setting, and wellness planning. Delivers age and culturally appropriate services to program consumers. Provides supportive peer counseling to adults prior to hospital discharge and within the IOC program. Demonstrates knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse and the services available to serve those populations within Atlantic County. Candidate must have ability as survivor of mental illness to provide to other consumers their unique experiences and serve as a role model. Maintains treatment records as per agency and DMHAS licensing standards. Utilizes SCM de-escalation, CPR, and First Aid techniques as needed. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the consumer population served. He or she must be able to assess and interpret data about the consumer’s status in order to identify each consumer’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age-related care, needed by the consumer group. Knowledgeable of WRAP theory and process.
This position is Full Time; Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with flexibility depending upon program need.
Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.