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Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative services and consultation as a member of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team.   Candidates who possess strong organization skills, are computer savvy, and have solid experience with Excel data entry encouraged to apply.   Responsibilities: - Responsible for Quality Assurance  - Responsible for managing treatment medical records - Operating and coordinating the Management Information System - Act as fund custodian, maintain accounting and budget records for participants - Track program expenditures - Perform reception activities including triaging telephone calls - Coordinate communication between the program and participants - Track timeliness of service documentation - Track timeliness of service planning activity - Track timeliness of service plan. Review documentation - Represent the program to the community at large as required
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Wellness Coach works independently in the field, and as part of a rehabilitation services delivery team, with people of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and preferences who have a mental illness and are living in the community, primarily, in single and scatter-site apartment and SRO housing.   Responsibilities: - Engage people with mental illness and assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their housing by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence and self-determination - Conduct Group Meetings on Wellness Management  - Complete service plan reviews for all residents - Regularly assess, correct and report apartment and personal living space inspections conditions as assigned - Provide Case Management for residents, engage residents in setting rehabilitation and housing support goals, and collaborate with them in developing a Housing Support Plan where indicated.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Housing Specialist will prepare clients for success in a supportive housing environment after leaving the shelter system through interview preparation, case management/counseling, and escorting clients to housing related appointments.   Job Functions - Assess consumer readiness and barriers to obtaining affordable permanent housing. - Work with case managers to assist with preparing consumers for the housing process - Establish linkages and maintain solid working relationships with supportive housing providers, real estate brokers, managing agents, and landlords as a resource for consumers. - Maintain proper documentation and organized charts, in accordance with DHS, OTDA and SUS standards. A work schedule that includes evening hours will be required.
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-NY-New York
As part of the East Harlem ACT II & III Teams the LPN will take vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight, follow up with community health care providers to ensure medical treatment plans are documented, monitored and followed, and provide CPR/First Aid .   Job Functions:   - The LPN assesses, monitors, and ensures access to coordinated medical and mental health services. - This position requires you to conduct home visits on a regular basis with 50% fieldwork/travel. You will work with consumers in filling prescriptions, coordinating appointments refer residents to emergency care if needed, work with emergency responders/emergency room staff to coordinate emergency treatment, coordinate treatment, and discharge planning with hospital staff. - The position requires maintaining up to date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation, attendance at staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed. - Maintain up to date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation. - Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed. - You must comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes. - Other related duties as assigned
Job Locations US-NY-New York
S:US’ ACT teams deliver comprehensive mental health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation) and peers.   As part of the Behavioral Health team, SUS seeks a Registered Nurse with in the state of New York to provide nursing services within a multi-disciplinary team.   Responsibilities: - Conducts physical health assessments - Assesses the health needs of participants and makes the appropriate referrals to community based medical care  - Manages and administers medication as required - Provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to the participants - Meets regularly with each participant to assess health status - Provides health management education - Review treatment and medication history - Communicates with the participant’s primary medical provider to coordinate medical treatment - When necessary refers them to appropriate services as determined as a result of their assessment - Advocate on behalf of participants regarding medical treatment as needed - Provide training to program staff on disease, treatment options, and new advances in disease management - Responsibility for documentation of services provided particularly in development of service plans - Responsible for ensuring and documenting revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible
Job Locations US-NY-New York
S:US’ ACT teams deliver comprehensive mental health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation) and peers.   As part of the Behavioral Health team, SUS seeks a Registered Nurse with in the state of New York to provide nursing services within a multi-disciplinary team.   Responsibilities: - Conducts physical health assessments - Assesses the health needs of participants and makes the appropriate referrals to community based medical care  - Manages and administers medication as required - Provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to the participants - Meets regularly with each participant to assess health status - Provides health management education - Review treatment and medication history - Communicates with the participant’s primary medical provider to coordinate medical treatment - When necessary refers them to appropriate services as determined as a result of their assessment - Advocate on behalf of participants regarding medical treatment as needed - Provide training to program staff on disease, treatment options, and new advances in disease management - Responsibility for documentation of services provided particularly in development of service plans - Responsible for ensuring and documenting revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible IND1
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Virtual job fair for Clinical Positions  Thursday December 16, 2021 10:30am - 12:30pm   To attend, applyto this posting via Zoom (see link below)   Full-Time positions available in Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Manhattan   Seeking Licensed & Credentialed Human Service Professionals. In search of LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LCAT, CASAC-T, CASAC, LPN & RN’s with the passion to support individuals in behavioral healthcare settings. S:US offers positions in outpatient clinic, community-based, shelter, and supportive housing locations.   Psychotherapist, Social Worker, Supervisor of Social Services, Director of Social Services, Clinical Supervisor, Substance Use Counselor, License Practical Nurse and Registered Nurse positions are available.   You’re invited! Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Join Zoom Meeting https://sus-org.zoom.us/j/85382019776 Meeting ID: 853 8201 9776 One tap mobile +13462487799,,85382019776# US (Houston) +12532158782,,85382019776# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)         +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)         +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)         +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) Meeting ID: 853 8201 9776 Find your local number: https://sus-org.zoom.us/u/kdoNCUyvPe     IND1
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Virtual job fair for Peer Specialists  Thursday December 9, 2021 10:30am - 12:30pm   To attend, applyto this posting via Zoom (see link below)   Full-Time positions available in Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Manhattan   Who will you listen to when in need?  Do you possess personal-lived experience and know what it takes to sustain recovery?  Join us in the capacity of Peer Specialist and be an integral part of our multidisciplinary team of clinicians.  As a Peer Specialist, you will provide empowerment services, perform outreach, engagement and bridge building to help facilitate strong connections with clients and families in homeless shelters, in their own apartment, and in surrounding communities.  Peer Specialists will encourage self-advocacy and serve as a bridge between clients and treatment team members.    You’re invited! Thursday, December 9, 2021 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Join Zoom Meeting https://sus-org.zoom.us/j/88906067519 Meeting ID: 889 0606 7519 One tap mobile +13462487799,,88906067519# US (Houston) +16699006833,,88906067519# US (San Jose) Dial by your location         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)         +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)         +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)         +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)         +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)         +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) Meeting ID: 889 0606 7519 Find your local number: https://sus-org.zoom.us/u/kb2QkUJwt1     IND1
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
This is a great opportunity for a Human Service professional seeking an overnight schedule. For more information on this position take a few minutes and apply today!   Schedule: Sat 10pm-8am, Mon 10pm-8am, Thurs 10pm-8am, Fri 10pm-8am (Sun, Tues, Wed Off)   The Rehabilitation Specialist union engages people with mental illness to assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their mental health by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence, entitlement, and self-determination.   Must be able to work independently in the field and as part of a rehabilitation mobile services team with people of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and preferences who have a mental illness and are living primarily in the community, are homeless, residing at scatter-site apartments and congregate living housing.     Responsibilities: - Engage consumers in rehabilitation and helps the consumer in developing a Housing Support Plan Facilitate and coordinate consumers’ access to services, resources (e.g. housing; entitlement. Educational; vocational; spiritual; social) and recovery-based supports both within and external to SUS - Teach consumers skills that will permit them maximal independence in maintaining their mental health, income, housing and employment, as applicable. - As needed, serve as an advocate for consumers of the mobile team in obtaining benefits, managing and coordinating their medical and psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation, and overcoming stigma and other barriers to community integration - Maintain up to date, accurate, complete and timely documentation of resident progress in individual client records.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The ACT Team Leader provides leadership and direct activities of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team..   Responsibilities: - Directs and supervises staff activities. - Enforces timely and effective communication - Leads team organizational and service planning meetings - Provides direction to staff regarding individual cases - Conducts side-by-side contacts with staff - Conducts individual supervision meetings. - Available by cell phone for emergency consultation/crisis intervention. - 50% of their time to direct participant services as a member of the clinical staff - 50% of their time to administrative and supervisory duties. - Ensure that over time team members will cross train one another so that each team member has the capacity to engage participants with regard to the entirety of roles and functions of the team as a whole. - Ensure staff share responsibilities for the recipients and for charting. - Responsible for all areas of writing service plans - Actively participates in all activities in revising service plans as the participant’s needs change - Assures that advocacy for the rights and preferences of the participant are conducted. - responsibility for the recipients and for charting services - Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible - Participates in an on-call rotation. - Additional responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor or division head.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Psychotherapist position is for our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), an integrated dually licensed clinic by OMH and OASAS with OMH as the host. As a CCBHC, we not only offer evidence-based and trauma informed treatment for mental illness/substance use but we also provide expanded care coordination and peer support services to people served. The psychotherapist works/collaborates with other members of the team (Targeted Case Managers, Certified Peers, Psychiatric providers and Registered nurses) to develop a treatment plan that effectively address behavioral, medical and social determinant needs of persons-served.      The ideal candidate will have prior psychotherapy experience in a clinical setting working with a wide-ranging population, including those with: serious mental illness, substance abuse, forensic involvement and/or homelessness.  Some knowledge of community and government resources available to the underserved is beneficial. Fully licensed candidates with 2 years’ experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.  Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   Position is located in Brooklyn, NY.   Key Responsibilities: - Demonstrated expertise in direct evidence-based clinical practice, hiring and supervision of clinical staff, clinic management. - Strong operational knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurers and Managed Care inclusive of laws, regulations, and the contracting process.  - Operational knowledge of budgeting and billing processes. - Demonstrated experience with diverse populations highly preferred; Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. - Excellent management/administrative skills; ability to multi-task; close attention to detail; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
The Psychotherapist position is for our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), an integrated dually licensed clinic by OMH and OASAS with OMH as the host. As a CCBHC, we not only offer evidence-based and trauma informed treatment for mental illness/substance use but we also provide expanded care coordination and peer support services to people served. The psychotherapist works/collaborates with other members of the team (Targeted Case Managers, Certified Peers, Psychiatric providers and Registered nurses) to develop a treatment plan that effectively address behavioral, medical and social determinant needs of persons-served.      The ideal candidate will have prior psychotherapy experience in a clinical setting working with a wide-ranging population, including those with: serious mental illness, substance abuse, forensic involvement and/or homelessness.  Some knowledge of community and government resources available to the underserved is beneficial. Fully licensed candidates with 2 years’ experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred.  Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. Competitive rate based on skills and experience.   Position is located in Brooklyn, NY.   Key Responsibilities: - Demonstrated expertise in direct evidence-based clinical practice, hiring and supervision of clinical staff, clinic management. - Strong operational knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, private insurers and Managed Care inclusive of laws, regulations, and the contracting process.  - Operational knowledge of budgeting and billing processes. - Demonstrated experience with diverse populations highly preferred; Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. - Excellent management/administrative skills; ability to multi-task; close attention to detail; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
The Office Manager will possess strong supervisor skills to oversee daily operations of the clinic including, scheduling, reception and administrative support. As a member of S:US you are committed to acting with integrity, as demonstrated by treating people consistently, honestly and fairly to help them achieve their own goals and the goals of the agency.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Supervision of all front desk staff and medical schedulers including full time, part time and volunteer staff. - Oversee schedule of all provider and support staff. - Approve timesheets of all Medical Schedulers; approve time off requests for Medical Schedulers - Ensure that all authorizations are completed - Track No Shows and coordinate outreach efforts. - Respond to requests for Medical Records and Requests for Information - Ensure Corporate Compliance standards are adhered to including ensuring that Privacy Act Notices and HIPPA notices are completed and properly filed - Ensure clinic records and related materials are accurately filed - Cover front desk/scheduling responsibilities during staff absences which may require flexibility in work schedule - Manage MetroCard’s: ordering, storage, distribution and reconciliation. - Order all program and office supplies; manage clinic petty cash and other routine expenditures. - Provide Recovery Center Maintenance Staff with instructions and guidance. Report repair needs to Central Maintenance - Report and track any Office Equipment repair needs - Manage patient Co Payment tracking - Manage provider Credentialing - Troubleshoot consumer Entitlements problems as related to Medicaid Eligibility - Review monthly encounter data to determine readiness for review by Quality Assurance (QA) and for submission to SUS third party billing vendor; - Facilitate communication between Billing Specialist in Finance Department and Providers to correct any coding issues in EHR identified in Issue Tracker and/or Denials - Provide reports to the Clinic Director, Clinic Supervisor, and Vice President about clinic services, kept appointments, productivity, etc. - Develop expertise in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to provide training and support to providers and medical schedulers. - Responds to consumer needs promptly, accurately and with courtesy and respect - Represents the organization in a positive and appropriate manner to outside resources - Supports the mission and values of SUS and draws attention to behavior that undermines group effectiveness or is inconsistent with core values - Additional duties as assigned
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
The Peer Specialist will perform the following functions; - Outreach/Engagement/Bridge Building: Helping to facilitate engagement by forging strong connections with participants and families residing in homeless shelters (including S:US Blake and S:US Renaissance) and surrounding communities. Undertaking outreach activities designed to promote community awareness of S:US services, encouraging help-seeking, and at times serving as a bridge between treatment team members and participants when they experience ambivalence about substance use  treatment (including Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and outpatient Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment). - Combating Overdose: Peer Specialists will be certified to train and distribute Naloxone kits to individuals and their family members. - Relationship Building: Developing authentic, meaningful relationships with individuals and families through empathy, sharing experiences, listening and collaborating with genuine curiosity and interest. - Embracing Creative Narratives: Peer Specialists need to be able to understand, share and discuss multiple frameworks for understanding life experiences such as substance use and psychosis with participants and the rest of the S:US team. Peer Specialists intentionally use language in the service of listening to understand and making space for complex personal stories of recovery and resilience. - Advocacy: Peer Specialists advocate with and for program participants both in the larger community and on the team. - Co-Creating Support and Wellness Tools: Collaborate with participants to clarify their personal visions and develop their wellness toolkit. Along with other team members, Peer Specialists support participants in strengthening their self-awareness, building life skills, and connecting to resources and community outside of the S:US team. - Influencing Team Culture: Whenever possible, positively influencing the team culture by advocating for clients, promoting a youth friendly approach and encouraging the use of recovery oriented language. S:US Peer Specialists also work actively within the team itself to help build an environment that operates from a belief in the human potential to grow and an understanding of human diversity. - Team Communication: Peer Specialists maintain open and frequent communication with the team. This includes reporting safety and other concerns to the team. Peer Specialists will also keep notes on visits with program participants as required by the provider agency. In the spirit of peer support, co-collaborating on reporting with the program participant is encouraged.