Peer Support Specialist I - #9820258

10 - RI International


Date: 1 week ago
City: Wilmington, DE
Salary: $18 per hour
Contract type: Full time

RI International is the leader in Peer-Powered Support to those in crisis for mental health and substance use.

OurMissionisto empowerpeople to recover, succeed in accomplishing their goals, find meaning and purpose in life, and reconnect with themselves and others.

OurVisionis to activate the next generation of frame-breaking healthcare innovation to support people beyond their behavioral health needs and succeed in the community where they live, work, and play.

Job Type

Part-Time: Non-Exempt

Shift

Day

Shift Hours

8:00am - 8:30pm - e/o Saturday and Sunday

Specialties / Licenses or Certifications

N/A

Work Setting

Crisis

Salary/Hourly Wage

$18.00/hour

Our Position

The Peer Support Specialist I provides support and recovery training to individuals receiving services. The Peer Support Specialist I also assists in implementing/creating a recovery environment and acts as an advocate for the needs and rights of every individual.

Your Rewards

  • Nine (9) company-paid Holidays (Full-Time Only)
  • Paid-Time Off; Accrued bi-weekly (Full-Time Only)
  • Company-Paid group life insurance (Full-Time Only)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans start the 1st of the month following your start date (Full-Time Only)
  • Retirement Plans with Company match including 401k and Roth
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Full-Time Only)

Your Responsibilities

  • Provides peer support to engage individuals in a recovery partnership and assists in identifying participant's hopes and dreams and the solutions they are seeking.
  • Teaches recovery and life skills using recovery tools.
  • Models hope, personal responsibility and self-advocacy to demonstrate how recovery goals can be respectfully met and how a belief in self is maintained.
  • Assists in developing natural supports and community living.
  • Cultivates connectedness in the person's life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose).
  • Coordinates with the individual's clinical team and other supports to arrange services or resources to help the individual achieve their goals.
  • Completes clinical documentation as required.
  • Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Our Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Lived experience requiring mental health and/or substance use services.
  • Ability to teach/train recovery information and recovery tools.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality (HIPAA guidelines and regulations) and professionalism.
  • We are a Second-Chance Employer
    • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check.
    • Must be able to pass substance abuse testing and/or tuberculous testing (if applicable).
    • Must be able to pass education verification check.
    • Must be able to pass three-year motor vehicle report and meet minimum eligibility requirements criteria of insurance carrier (if driving is required for this position).

ADDENDUM - Arizona
Education High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
Licensure
Certification
Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - California
Education High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
Licensure
Certification
Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - Delaware
Education High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
Licensure
Certification
Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - North Carolina
Education High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
Licensure
Certification
Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - Washington
Education High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
Licensure
Certification
Misc. Requirement

RI International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.RI International is a second chance employer and we consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with RI International.

The wage range for this role considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At RI International, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

Requirements:

RI International is the leader in Peer-Powered Support to those in crisis for mental health and substance use.

Our Mission is to empower people to recover, succeed in accomplishing their goals, find meaning and purpose in life, and reconnect with themselves and others.

Our Vision is to activate the next generation of frame-breaking healthcare innovation to support people beyond their behavioral health needs and succeed in the community where they live, work, and play.

Job Type

Full-Time: Non-Exempt

Shift

Day

Shift Hours

7:00am - 7:30pm - Sunday - Tuesday, e/o Wednesday

Specialties / Licenses or Certifications

N/A

Work Setting

Crisis

Salary/Hourly Wage

$18.00/hour

Sign-on Bonus

$1,000 non-certified

$2,000 certified in Delaware

Our Position

The Peer Support Specialist I provides support and recovery training to individuals receiving services. The Peer Support Specialist I also assists in implementing/creating a recovery environment and acts as an advocate for the needs and rights of every individual.

Your Rewards

  • Nine (9) company-paid Holidays (Full-Time Only)
  • Paid-Time Off; Accrued bi-weekly (Full-Time Only)
  • Company-Paid group life insurance (Full-Time Only)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans start the 1st of the month following your start date (Full-Time Only)
  • Retirement Plans with Company match including 401k and Roth
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Full-Time Only)

Your Responsibilities

  • Provides peer support to engage individuals in a recovery partnership and assists in identifying participant's hopes and dreams and the solutions they are seeking.
  • Teaches recovery and life skills using recovery tools.
  • Models hope, personal responsibility and self-advocacy to demonstrate how recovery goals can be respectfully met and how a belief in self is maintained.
  • Assists in developing natural supports and community living.
  • Cultivates connectedness in the person's life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose).
  • Coordinates with the individual's clinical team and other supports to arrange services or resources to help the individual achieve their goals.
  • Completes clinical documentation as required.
  • Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Our Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Lived experience requiring mental health and/or substance use services.
  • Ability to teach/train recovery information and recovery tools.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality (HIPAA guidelines and regulations) and professionalism.
  • We are a Second-Chance Employer
    • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check.
    • Must be able to pass substance abuse testing and/or tuberculous testing (if applicable).
    • Must be able to pass education verification check.
    • Must be able to pass three-year motor vehicle report and meet minimum eligibility requirements criteria of insurance carrier (if driving is required for this position).

RI International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. RI International is a second chance employer and we consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with RI International.

The wage range for this role considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At RI International, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

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