Behavioral Health Wellness Associate: Newark, NJ
Collaborative Support Programs of NJ
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Post Date: Feb 16, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Jersey - Newark
Job Reference: 271
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Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a behavioral health nonprofit organization, is looking to fill a Part-time Behavior Health Wellness Associate for a hospital diversion program based in Newark, NJ.

The position is for 32 hours per week.

Schedule: Thursday 4 pm - 8:30 am , Friday 4 pm-12:30 am, Saturday 4 pm-12:30 am

Responsibilities: The qualified candidate will be a peer mental health professional. Under the direction of the Program Manager will provide supportive services geared toward facilitating the center guests’ successful stay, learning crisis coping skills and working toward realizing their full potential. Work as part of a team, to provide services consistent with agency’s mission, vision, values, Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and the concept of wellness and recovery.

Qualifications: Bachelors in behavioral health discipline -OR- combination of education and relevant work experience that is equivalent. Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are required. Ability to manage crisis; strong computer skills; valid NJ drivers’ license is required. Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation model preferred. Individuals working through their own recovery are strongly encouraged to apply.

LIVED EXPERIENCE: CSPNJ prioritizes hiring people who have been trained to use their own life experience dealing with mental health or substance use challenges to inspire and support others.   

Benefits include generous paid time off, low cost health benefits, tuition reimbursement and more.

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