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Requisition Number 16-0954
Post Date 3/30/2017
Title Peer Specialist PACT
City Lynn
State MA
Description

PACT

PEER SPECIALIST

 

 

The Eliot Lynn PACT team is seeking a peer specialist to support consumers and work with an interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive services.

 

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8-4pm, Friday- 9-5pm, rotating weekend shifts

Responsibilities’ for this position are to ensure that consumers are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with ECHS’ Human Rights policy.  Includes but is not limited to: assisting consumers in maintaining their appearance; supporting consumers' cultural and religious preferences. Ensure that all consumers are treated with dignity and respect and that the foundations of services encompass empowerment, choices and recovery.

 

Pay: $17.52 per hour

Requirements

Must have at least two years of paid or volunteer experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. May substitute one year of experience with a college degree in the human services field. Must be either receiving services or received services in the past from the mental health system and have self-knowledge to manage their mental illness and be well along in their recovery. Must have a strong commitment to mental health recovery. Must have skills to establish supportive relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for their preferences for treatment. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Eliot Community Human Services offers a great benefits package that includes a competitive salary, 3 weeks vacation, 12 sick days and 11 holidays.  Eliot pays 75% of health and dental insurance and 100% of Life, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability insurance for full time employees.  We also offer 401(k) retirement plan, Dependent Care plan, EAP, credit union, free college savings tuition program and other voluntary benefits.  The agency also has our own in house training program which provides CEU’s.

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