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Behavioral Health Peer Advocate

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Ossining
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Req Number 124154

Job Description

Implements the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team. Provides a variety of

peer support, advocacy, and other recovery services to clients and caregivers.

Job Responsibility

1.Collaborates with the treatment team to facilitate implementation of the treatment plan.

2.Offers peer support services to participants prior to discharge and after their return to their communities.

3.Provides a variety of peer support, advocacy, and other recovery services to clients and caregivers.

4.Develops a relationship of trust with each participant, functioning as a role model, peer support, mentor, advocate, and ally.

5.Communicates hope and encouragement to assist participants in developing readiness to discharge from the hospital and return to their community.

6.Provides case management service to identified clients while maintaining the wellbeing of clients and integrity of the program.

7.Offers assistance with independent living skills, coping skills and community adjustment, helping the individual make a positive connection to outpatient

behavioral health services and other community resources.

8.Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

*High School Diploma or equivalent required.

*Current Recovery Peer Advocate or Recovery Peer Advocate - Provisional certification required.

*1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $36,980-$55,690/year

It is Northwell Health's policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Northwell Health, White Plains , Behavioral Health Peer Advocate, Healthcare , Ossining, New York

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