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  • Help us make emergency behavioral health services accessible in the community

  • Create a viable service alternative to hospital emergency departments

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

Seeking full-time psychiatric peer specialist for Community Crisis Stabilization Unit/Emergency Services Program located in Norton, MA.

In concert with the Emergency Services Program (ESP) and Community Crisis Stabilization Unit (CCS), the Peer is responsible for the general daily care of program clients and primary program service delivery, including:

  • Provide range of rehabilitation and support services;
  • Orients admitted individuals to the unit;
  • Assists with meal preparation;
  • Participates in the assessment and therapeutic engagement of ESP/CCS clients;
  • Works with clients and staff in developing and implementing person-centered individual treatment plans;
  • Assists in the teaching of daily living skills;
  • Transports and/or accompanies clients to appointments which connect them to community resources and services;
  • Acts as an advocate for client to secure needed services and financial entitlements;
  • Locates and/or establishes self-help and support groups for team clients, families, and/or significant others;

Requirements

This position requires Certification as Peer Specialist (CPS); Degree in human services preferred. Must have lived experience as a person in psychiatric recovery with at least two years of sustained recovery time and experience working with diverse populations. Employed experience in mental health field preferred. Must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal and computer skills.

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Program Information

  • Emergency Psychiatry Services

    When a person is suffering the pain of acute psychiatric disorder or other traumatic life circumstance, immediate intervention can minimize distress and disruption... read more

Date posted: 1/19/2021

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Angela Reda (areda@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.