The primary responsibility of peer specialists is to assist individuals identify and achieve their own needs, wants, and goals. The Certified Peer Specialist will facilitate and document individual and/or group services at mental health clinics, transitional housing, and in the community. Services include peer support, Person-Centered Planning, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, Whole Health Action Management, Seeking Safety, and Recovery Dialogue. The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with Case Managers, Nursing Staff, Counselors, Management and other BBT staff to ensure continuity of care for the individuals receiving services. The Certified Peer Specialist may be asked to work a variable schedule with some evenings and weekends, as needed.
Location: Georgetown Transitional Home, San Gabriel Crisis Center
Salary: $17.30 – $20.05/hr
1.00/hour Tenure with BTCS
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|Minimum Qualifications: Lived experience with recovery from mental health challenges, High School Diploma or equivalent, Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment. Must achieve Peer Specialist certification within six months of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred AND required education, experience, job knowledge, sills, and abilities helpful; in the performance of this position, as indicated below:
Current Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Seminar II certificate, Re-entry endorsement, Co-Occurring endorsement, Mental Health Peer Support certifications by Via Hope, Peer Recovery Support Specialist Certification (or equivalent), Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) practitioner, Seeking Safety practitioner, 3+ years experience working as a peer specialist
|$35,984 - 41,704/year
|Open until filled