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  • One of the leading PACT programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team

  • Assist mentally ill clients to forge their own personal path of recovery

  • Serve as a mentor to promote hope, resilience and empowerment

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

Seeking part-time or full-time Peer Specialist for our Brockton PACT team. PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) is a comprehensive, community-based psychiatric program providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to adults with chronic mental illness and some with co-occurring addictions, and/or chronic medical problems.

Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team that also includes a prescriber, nurses, vocational specialists, licensed social workers, housing specialists, and addictions specialist. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading PACT programs within the state, offering career development in an evidenced-based practice model.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide range of rehabilitation, support, supervision, and housing services
  • Provide individual and group peer support
  • Serve as a linkage to the Recovery Learning Community
  • Provide recovery resource information to clients and staff
  • Serve as a mentor to promote hope, resilience and empowerment
  • Participate in advocacy efforts and anti-stigma campaigns
  • Complete documentation in a timely fashion, including incident reporting
  • Other duties as defined by agency and/or program leadership

Requirements

Must have lived experience as a person in recovery with at least two years of sustained recovery time; experience working with diverse populations; must possess good organizational skills, and effective written, verbal and computer skills.

There is no specific educational requirement for the position but certification as a Certified Peer Specialist is expected within one year of hire; and certification as a WRAP trainer is a plus. A degree in human services and/or relevant experience working with mentally ill adults preferred. Knowledge of recovery process and core values of the recovery movement.

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Program Information

Date posted: 11/19/2018

Send Resume & Letter

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

Jessica Crispo, LICSW, BPACT Program Director (jbarbour@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
56 Cherry St. 3rd floor, Brockton, MA 02301
Fax: (508) 584-2963

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.