Peer Support Specialist
New Directions for Veterans
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Post Date: Nov 21, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: 18.00- 20.00 Per hour
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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• Self-identified as in recovery with the ability to demonstrate sobriety under non-residential, independent living conditions in the immediate past two years.
• Monitor client’s progress in rehabilitative services, focusing on improving, maintaining and/or restoring client functioning.
• Accompany clients into the community to improve access to resources and/or attend appointments.
• Ability to gather and assess patient/client information to evaluate needs.
• Provide skilled/trauma-informed crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
• Maintain timely, complete, and legible clinical records.
• Work in a multidisciplinary treatment team that includes Lead Case Managers for VASH residents other Care Coordinators, Clinicians or other mental health professionals to assist VASH residents in achieving the best possible clinical outcomes and sustained housing.
• Knowledge/Experience in Motivational Interviewing a plus!

• Associate’s Degree in Human Services-related field, and a valid CRM/PSS certification.
• Desire to work with adults (18 years and older) with a serious, high-acuity mental illness.
• Competency in computer use, keyboarding, and MS Office products
• Current CPR and First Aid Certification (or obtain within 6 months)

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