PACT Certified Peer Support Specialist – Helena
Full-time Non-exempt position
Helena – PACT (Program for Assertive Community Treatment)
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. Performs medication delivery, works rotating weekday and weekends and must pass medication test.
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.
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.