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Peer Counselor - PT

Company: Compass Health
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Peer Counselor - PT - 20hrs per week

Mt. Vernon

Compass Health is currently looking for a Part-Time Certified Peer Counselor for our Skagit PACT Team!

What you will be performing

As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, the Peer Counselor will provide services to patients including assistance with stabilization, recovery, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and the development and maintenance of community living skills.

What you will be carrying along

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. AA or BA Degree in a related field preferred.
  • Current Peer Counselor Certification required.
  • Personal experience receiving community services as a consumer, and/or experience as a caregiver of a child as a consumer.
  • Experience as a Peer Counselor preferred.

    What you will be sharing
    • Some knowledge of child development, behavior management and parenting techniques, and culturally diverse families.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of rehabilitation and recovery.
    • Knowledge of mental illnesses and chemical dependency, and effective strategies for dealing with its effects.
    • Ability to collaborate, provide peer support, and help facilitate services for families receiving high intensity services.

      What we will be offering

      As the regions largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesnt stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

      (benefits pro-rated for part time employees)
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
      • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
      • 12 sick days with great wellness day
      • 13 paid holidays 11 regular and 2 that you choose
      • Professional funds and paid education leave
      • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
      • Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
      • And much, much more!!

        ABOUT US
        Compass Health is the regions largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesnt stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: www.compasshealth.org .

        Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification.

        POSITION SUMMARY

        Job Title: Peer Counselor

        Program: 550-45510

        Location: Mt. Vernon

        Hours: Part-time (20 hours/week)

        Wage: $17.15-$30.01/hr DOE

Keywords: Compass Health, Seattle , Peer Counselor - PT, Other , Mount Vernon, Washington

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