Peer Outreach Specialist
Restoration Society, Inc. of WNY is hiring! Several positions available through a new collaboration with Endeavor Health Services (EHS). The successful candidates will be employed by RSI and work within one of EHS’s new multidisciplinary teams, designed to enhance the responsiveness and quality of intensive, integrated services for justice-involved and other individuals with complex needs. RSI is seeking candidates who can employ person-centered approaches in a genuine manner, use trauma informed care, are community-driven and able to provide flexible and creative support to meet the needs of those with mental illness.
Both RSI and EHS have provided quality behavioral health services in our community for decades. Together, we provided a continuum of rehab, recovery-based, treatment and clinical services. RSI values their employees and supports their professional growth. We offer a competitive benefits package, training fit for the role, flexible schedule and an opportunity to work a fulfilling career, while having a meaningful impact on lives of those most in need. Apply today: Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com Please indicate position of interest.
The Peer Outreach Specialist is an exciting position working as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Peer Outreach Specialist goes to local homeless service providers, child protective services, police departments, and specialty court systems to reach and authentically engage highly complex, justice system-involved consumers who may be in need of the support or assistance a treatment team can provide. This entails utilizing unique Peer approaches to build trusting relationships.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED.; Identifies as a Peer (person with lived, personal experiences; a current or former recipient of mental health and/or substance use disorder services) and a willingness to be transparent about such; Completion of NYS Academy of Peer Services-Peer Specialist Certification within 6 months of employment. Vehicle preferred, minimally reliable transportation required; this position is highly mobile.
Full and Part-time available. Competitive Salary