Certified Peer Counselor (Part-Time/Full-Time)

Certified Peer Counselor 

Compass Health - Everett, Washington

 

Compass Health is the region’s 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. Our goal is to help people stay in their home and in their community, surrounded by family and friends who can support them during difficult times.

We are looking for FT and PT Peer Counselors in Everett to provide peer support services to clients under the supervision of the Program Manager. These services include assistance with stabilization, recovery, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and the development and maintenance of community living skills.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Current Peer Counselor Certification required.
  • Experience as a Peer Counselor preferred. 
  • Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license through the Washington State Department of Health must submit Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved by the DOH. 
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License including vehicle and appropriate insurance.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of rehabilitation and recovery. 
  • Knowledge of mental illnesses and chemical dependency, and effective strategies for dealing with its effects. 
  • Knowledge of community resources. 
  • Ability to partner with consumers and mental health professionals. Must be able to maintain professional boundaries. 
  • Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. 
  • General computer proficiency, including the ability to utilize electronic medical record systems. 
  • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check, which may or may not include an additional search by DSHS.


Hours: Full-time or Part-time (36 hours available in total)
Wage: $13.26 - $22.36/hour DOE


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV/Resume to resume@compassh.org. For more information about Compass Health, please visit our website at www.compasshealth.org.

Or Via HuskyJobs ID #109936

Application Due by January 12