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Park Center

Peer Recovery Support Coordinator II

Park Center

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Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

This position is an advanced practitioner of peer recovery support services in a Permanent Supportive Housing program model, offering both Housing First and Sober Living options. The Peer PSH Coordinator will serve Park Center members as a member of a recovery-oriented, housing-focused intensive case management (ICM) team.

Job Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Member Support Duties:
    • Engage residents in vivo utilizing a trauma lens and cultural humility to quickly establish trust and build rapport.
    • Provide recovery-oriented tenancy support taking a strengths-based, person-centered approach.
    • Partner with PSH members to help them achieve goals that are personally meaningful to them, extending beyond those areas traditionally addressed by clinical care.
    • Support PSH members in recovery by offering experience with whole health recovery that includes addressing wellness of both mind and body.
    • Provide insight into the experience of internalized stigma and how to combat it, sharing personal experience of moving from hopelessness to hope.
    • Coach PSH members on independent living skills, connect with community resources, and develop systems to support sustainability.
    • Encourage PSH members to engage with their community through employment, volunteering, and/or recreational/social activities.
    • Assist PSH members with developing interpersonal skills to connect with their housemates and neighbors, and to expand their natural support system.
    • Create, maintain, and review documentation for agency and funding requirements within all designated deadlines.
  1. Public/Staff Relations:
    • Communicate with internal and external partners utilizing telephone, email, and chat.
    • Communicate regularly with the Permanent Supportive Housing team to meet the needs of residents.
    • Develop effective working relationships with human services organizations.
  1. Value cultural competence and diversity 
    • Collaborate with staff, members, and the community to gain the perspectives of others having diverse opinions, abilities, values, beliefs, perspectives, and ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
    • Take deliberate steps to increase own cultural competency by attending trainings, events, discussions, workshops, etc.
  1.   Other duties as member of the Permanent Supportive Housing team:
    • Attend all staff and supervision meetings.
    • Assist with program events and outings.
    • Participate in on-call rotation.
    • Maintain schedule flexibility in the event of after-hours responsibilities.
    • Maintain good attendance and informs supervisor in advance of time off.
    • Complete Relias Learning courses by deadline.
    • Follow all Personnel Policies and uphold Park Center’s Code of Ethics.
    • Perform all other duties assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Modified remote work available for this position, shared workstation in office.
  • Able to operate with many distractions.
  • Routine office environment.
  • Able/willing to use vehicle to transport members.
  • Able/willing to operate a large van/bus to transport clients.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Able to move or lift over ten pounds.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must identify as a person in recovery from mental illness, addiction, or both.
  • Must be certified by Tennessee as a Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) or be willing to obtain that credential within 90 days of hire.
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience working in a peer recovery support role.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience working in a human services field.
  • Able to demonstrate strong peer support competencies and ethical behaviors.
  • Must have proven written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field preferred; experience in a peer support role may be substituted for college degree.
  • Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to show proof of personal automobile insurance.

Additional Information

Benefits

Park Center provides full-time employees benefits:

Starting day 1, generous Paid Time Off accrual, access to contirbute to the retirement plan, paid holidays.

Starting the 1st of the month after 60 days: access to insurance – medical, dental, vision, and ancillary plans.

How to Apply

Please submit resume to resume@parkcenternashville.org

Please go to our website’s Career page and complete a job application: www.parkcenternashville.org

Details

  • Date Posted: April 28, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 05/14/2021
  • Salary Range: $15-$18/hour
  • Working Hours: Mon - Fri, 8a - 4p