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FACT Team Peer Specialist

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Aspire Health Partners
Orlando, FL 32818
Orange County

Job Info

Responsibilities

 

The primary focus is to assist clients with functioning in the least restrictive environment. The peer counselor is responsible for, linking, monitoring, and advocating for all assigned clients. The peer counselor assures that all assigned clients received the most appropriate services available to meet their identified needs.

 

REQUIRED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 1.     Provide individual, family and group coaching

 

.2.     Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention as needed

 

 3.     Monitors individual client progress on a regular basis.

 4.     Complete all necessary documentation and maintain records.

 

 5.     Adheres to agency policies and procedures, safety guidelines, business ethics and dress code.   

 

 6.     Communicate effectively orally and written.

 

 7.     Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 8.     Obtain  and  maintain Florida Certification for Recovery Peer Specialist

 

Supervises:                                                      No supervisory responsibilities___________0_______________

 

                                                                          Total numbers of employees directly supervising_____________

 

                                                                          Number of employees indirectly supervising_________________

 

 

 

Age of Patient Population Served                     _____Pre-School (3-5yrs)

 

Check all that apply                                              _____School age (6-12yrs)

 

                                                                             _____Adolescent (13-18yrs)

 

                                                                             ___x__Young adult (19-44yrs)

 

                                                                             ___x_Adult/middle age (45-65yrs)

 

                                                                             _____Later adult/geriatric (65yrs and older)

 

 

 

Internal Contacts                                                  __x___Patients

 

Check all that apply                                                __x__Providers(i.e., physicians)

 

                                                                               __x_ Staff (i.e., clinical and admin, support)

 

                                                                               _____Volunteers/interns

 

                                                                               ___x__Others

 

 

 

External Contacts                                                 __x__Patients

 

                                                                               ___x__Providers

 

                                                                               _____Vendors

 

                                                                               ___x_Community agencies and advocates

 

                                                                               ___x__Regulatory agencies

                                                                               ____x_Others

 

OVERTIME STATUS:

 

 EXEMPT(Salaried-not eligible for overtime)                  NON-EXEMPT(Hourly-eligible for overtime)

 

 

 


Experience / Education Required

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

Minimum Education:        

High School Diploma                                 XRequired               Preferred

                                                                                 

Associate Degree in___Some College  _____________________________                 Required              X Preferred

 

Bachelor’s Degree in_Health Science Related                                        Required               Preferred

 

Graduate Degree in_________________________________                Required               Preferred

 

Minimum Work Experience:

 

 Experience as a consumer in Community Mental Health required.

 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS(Clinical or professional licenses or certifications required for and employee to obtain this job)    N/A

 

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 

Must maintain stability and recovery.  Ability to drive, must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license and good driving record.  Must be able to travel throughout the community to work with clients.  Must be able to work with clients in their home environment and in the inpatient units. 

 

 

 


Hours / Days: - Part Time

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