Peer Specialist - R.R. - Angelina Mental Health Clinic - Lufkin, TX
This position provides direct clinical services, predominantly Whole Health Action Management to adults. Duties may include administration of a health risk assessment; individual and group work with current recipients of mental health services, planning and organizing educational events, documentation of service provision, and other duties that may be assigned.
Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements from an accredited college or university.
Required: At least one cumulative year of receiving mental health services for a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, (or related condition) or major depressive disorder.
Required: Valid Texas driver's license.
Required: Ability to attend training and test to become a Certified Peer Specialist and a provider of Whole Health Action Management. (WHAM)
Special Requests or Comments
Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), CPR, and First Aid training modules. Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must be willing to share stories of your lived experience as a recipient of mental health services. Must have a reliable personal vehicle.
Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 25 pounds, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity.
Monday - Friday; Generally, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting basic requirements: $22,000 annually; Certified, $24,000 annually.
Meeting Preferred: $32,124 - $33,360.