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CORE Psych Rehab Specialist /Peer Support Specialist

CORE Psych Rehab Specialist /Peer Support Specialist

Salary: $42,000 per year (non-exempt position); plus, Sign-on Incentive

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

Availability: Immediate

Qualifications:

The successful candidate should possess or be quickly able to acquire the following skills and abilities:

  • Provisional or Certified New York State Peer Specialist; certification through NYS OMH or OASAS
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years of experience in working with individuals who have chronic behavioral health diagnoses (mental health and/or substance use)
  • Strong engagement skills
  • Must be comfortable working with individuals in their home and within the community, and providing telehealth services via laptop and smart phone
  • Basic knowledge of the public health/behavioral health system including, but not limited to; mental health services and public entitlements
  • Strong writing and computer skills, as an electronic record is used. Basic knowledge in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Social Media.
  • Clean NY State Driver’s License as some driving with clients will be necessary
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish is a plus; stipend given for assessed and verified bi-lingual proficiency
Application:

Send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position to:

 

Kathy Elfers

Human Resources Director

kelfers@mhaw.org

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