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Mental Health Peer Advocate.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton Trenton Full-Time
$53,218.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is the 15th largest Catholic Charities agency in the U.S. and 10th largest nonprofit within the state of New Jersey with an annual operating revenue of more than $40 million. Annually, a staff of 600 provides more than 100,000 people in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties with support related to housing, food, mental health, specialized children's services, addiction treatment and domestic violence services. A private nonprofit recognized by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the most fiscally efficient in the country, the organization uses less than 10 percent of our revenue for administrative costs. We are a recognized leader in trauma-informed work and have pioneered integrated healthcare in the State.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is a great place to work! We are mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about service to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, I.T., Finance, Marketing, Nursing, and Government Relations. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs.

Catholic Charities is a faith-inspired organization and Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at : [ Link removed ]
 

JOB SUMMARY: Provides an array of mental health support services to the PACT consumer. Participates in the planning and provision of interdisciplinary training and development for all team members. On-call availability and response is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides support services which include but are not limited to personal care assistance (hygiene, grooming), life skill development (nutrition, money management, medication monitoring), entitlement management and advocacy, and supportive counseling (emotional support, job coach/vocational support, substance abuse support). Coordinates services with other agencies.
  2. Participates in treatment planning, ongoing assessment and discharge review process.
  3. Responsible for maintaining accurate and current consumer records.
  4. Advocates with community service providers for on-going, emergency and other forms of health care for consumers.
  5. Represents PACT, the Agency and/or consumer at various community based medical, treatment planning and service coordination meetings.
  6. Contributes to and participates in the delivery of interdisciplinary in-service training and case conferences.
  7. Provides on-call and emergency response services
  8. Provides psychiatric/medical case management and/or specialized services to consumers as warranted and/or requested.
  9. Participates in on-going supervision and/or program development with the Program Coordinator, which may consist of field visits to consumer residences, work sites, families, etc.

- Individuals recovering from a mental illness who have been psychiatrically stable as verified by their treating physician/program and who have received psychiatric/medical clearance from their treating physician/clinician to return to work on a limited to full time basis will be considered.

- A High School Diploma + 2 years experience (work or life) in the mental health field is required. (An Associates Degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation; or a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science is preferred).

- Valid Drivers License.

- The ability to be on-call and provide emergency response required. - Bi-Lingual capacity (Spanish/English) desirable.

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Recommended skills

Mental Health
Emergency Handling
Substance Abuse
Radiation Treatment Planning
Spanish Language
English Language

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