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Youth Crisis Center- PRN Youth Crisis Peer Support Specialist 

  

When youth experience a behavioral health crisis, they require a focused level of attention and care. As part of the integrated treatment team with our Youth Behavioral Health Community Crisis Center, the Youth Peer Support Specialists will provide support to youth who are experiencing a mental health crisis by sharing your lived experience to help promote recovery and resiliency. This position helps youth in understanding their role in accessing services, becoming informed consumers of services and self-advocacy within a crisis center setting. The staff at our Community Crisis Center work as part of an interdisciplinary team focusing on crisis intervention skills to de-escalate, treat and stabilize behavioral health needs of individuals.   

  

** If you are not Peer Support certified please visit the department Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website (link provided below) and read about the requirements to become peer support certified. If you meet the requirements and are interested in becoming certified, please submit a cover letter along with your resume letting us know you are interested in becoming certified. We can provide a screening questioner and may be able to offer assistance with training costs if you are hired with the understanding that you will become certified.    

This link directs you to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare website with more information about the certification process:  http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Medical/MentalHealth/PeerSpecialistsFamilySupportPartners/tabid/2935/Default.aspx  

  

Perks of this position: 

  • 3 day Full-time schedule (Daytime, Swing, and Overnight shifts available)
  • $17-$18/hour
  • Overnight pay differential 
  • Consistent Hours
  • Stability and growth opportunities of working with a national agency

 What we’re looking for: 

  • Peer support certificate issued by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare- If not certified, please see above**
  • Ability to obtain Optum Idaho Youth Peer Support Endorsement
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass background checks, including Enhanced Fingerprinting with ID DHW.

What we offer: 

  • Full Time Employees:
    • Paid vacation days that increase with tenure
    • Separate sick leave that rolls over each year
    • Up to 10 Paid holidays*
    • Medical, Dental, Vision benefit plan options
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee, Spouse and Dependent Basic and Optional Life Insurance
  • All Employees:
    • 401 K Plan
    • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (or company phone)
    • Pet Insurance
    • DailyPay- daily access to your earnings without waiting for payday!
    • SoFi at Work student loan refinancing
    • Next Steps Financial Wellness program webinars and tools
    • Company laptop and great IT support
    • Verizon discount
    • Dell discount
    • Perks at Pathways national discounts on travel, shopping, and entertainment
    • Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements
    • Opportunities for advancement!  As we grow, you grow with us!

To Learn More About Us: 

Pathways @ http://www.pathways.com/mission-vision-and-values/  

Current openings @ https://www.pathways.com/working-at-pathways
Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.
*- benefit availability may vary by State/County  

  

 
 
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Youth Crisis Center Peer Support Specialist PRN
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