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Center for Mental Health PACT Certified Peer Support Specialist - Helena in Helena, Montana

EVER THOUGHT ABOUT A JOB WHERE YOU COULD SAY… “I HELP CHANGE PEOPLE’S LIVES”? NOW YOU CAN! BE A PART OF THE TEAM AT THE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH TO HELP ADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH BEAUTIFUL MINDS IN CENTRAL MONTANA.

PACT Peer Support Specialist

Full-time Non-exempt position

Helena - PACT

Duties: Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to help clients develop a personal recovery plan and identify opportunities to provide support as clients work to achieve their recovery goals. Promotes client self-determination and decision-making. Models competency in recovery and maintaining ongoing wellness. Monitors and supports client through regular visits and reports progress or concerns to the treatment team. Helps clients set and achieve meaningful goals in the areas of behavioral health recovery, education, daily living skills, substance use, relationships, productivity, and leisure. Links clients to resources identified within the wellness recovery plan. Works with other members of the treatment team to develop an effective support system for the consumer. Delivery of client medications, rotation schedule within the PACT Team, week, nights, holidays and/or weekends.

Qualifications: Completion of high school is required or GED. Must self-identify as a client of mental health and/or substance abuse. 1-2 years’ experience in dealing with mental illness issues and related mental health services. Personal and/or familiar exposure to mental illness is required. Must have some knowledge and experience of severe mental illness and treatment and its impact on consumer/survivors and their families. Excellent computer and communication skills. Must have Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist (BHPSS) certification. Must have a Montana valid driver’s license, personal vehicle and current vehicle insurance. Travel required.

We offer competitive wages and benefits!!!

Apply on-line at: www.center4mh.org/employment

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Mission: The Center for Mental Health partners with people and communities to produce exceptional, integrated mental health and substance abuse services.

Vision: "Partnering to Improve Lives"

Beliefs/Values: Ambassador of the Center, Own it, Individuals Matter, Create Joy, Embrace Change, Show Up. Step In.

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