Mental Health Assistant - Peer Support Specialist job Marine City Michigan
Mental Health Assistant - Peer Support Specialist job Marine City Michigan
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Mental Health Assistant - Peer Support Specialist Job

Employer Name: St. Clair County Community Mental Health - Marine City Office SpiderID: 7203352
Location: Marine City, Michigan Date Posted: 1/3/2018
Wage: 16.56 Category: Social Services
Job Code: 18-002
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
An employee in this position is required to perform some or all of the following:  engage service recipients hospitalized for treatment of a mental illness into Community Mental Health services, using a Recovery focus; provide services in therapeutically-orientated activities and skills training programs and/or follow-up outpatient/aftercare programs; oversee and conduct various activities such as didactic groups, community trainings, community caregivers, life skills development and individual or team activities; instruct and/or assist in self-care, grooming, personal hygiene, and other activities of daily living; assist with development of independent living skills; guide development of work skills, supervise work activities, and document work performance; assist in implementing IPOS to increase service recipients' abilities in areas of academics, social interaction, gross and fine motor coordination; transport service recipients to and from program or on planned activities or field trips; document performance, behavior, and treatment progress; use approved Continuum of Intervention techniques in a safe and appropriate manner as needed; provide medication administration and observe/record response; assist casemanager/support coordinator in casemanagement activities; assist service recipient/family in dealing with community based services/systems; comply with Transportation Policy (02-030-0005), Alcohol & Drug Testing Policy (05-005-0010), and Background Check Policy (05-005-0025), and supervisors/designee directives; maintain confidentiality.

St. Clair County Community Mental Health embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
(an employee in this class, upon appointment, must have the following credentials, training, and experience) 
 Technical Skills
- High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate with experience listed below
- Valid Michigan Driver's License
- Experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use services
- If using Agency vehicles, passing random drug and alcohol screening
- Must have access to personal vehicle
Behavioral Skills
Applicants chosen for interview will be evaluated on qualifications related to:
- Ability to utilize clear procedures for solving a limited number of routine or similar problems choosing from a few specific alternatives
- Ability to respond to directions
- Ability to exert some control over time and effort.
- Ability to provide or exchange routine information
- Ability to deal with minor conflicts tactfully

Job Criteria:
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Part-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 1
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel: Less Than 25%
Vacation Time: Less Than 2 weeks / year

Job Benefits:
Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave

Company Profile:
St. Clair County Community Mental Health is the mental health and substance use "safety net" for residents with low income who have Medicaid or who qualify for other public insurance plans.

St. Clair County CMH provides public services to eligible:
•Adults with mental illness
•Children with serious emotional disturbance
•Adults & children with intellectual/developmental disabilities
•Adults & children with co-occurring mental health & substance use disorders

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Marcy Cameron Company Type: Employer
Company: St. Clair County Community Mental Health (SCCCMH) Phone: 810-966-7814
Street: 3111 Electric Ave. Fax:
City: Port Huron
State: Michigan
Zip: 48060
Web Site:

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