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Certified Community Support Specialist/Peer Mentor -  Community Transition Program
Summary
Title:Certified Community Support Specialist/Peer Mentor -  Community Transition Program
ID:1099
Department:Client Services
Description

Certified Community Support Specialist/Peer Mentor - 
Community Transition Program

ENVISION UNLIMITED

 

Are you looking to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to learn and grow professionally while experiencing meaningful work?

Join our community mental health and wellness program and help people achieve success every day. Envision is a premier provider of recovery based mental health services in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. We inspire hope, inspiration and resiliency to hundreds of people each year.

General Functions:

Provides outreach and engagement services to clients who currently reside in State Operated Mental Health facilities (SOF). Assist with case management activities for clients transitioning to the community.  


Key Responsibilities:

Provide outreach and engagement services to individual clients residing at in-patient facilities

Describe various transition options available & distribute literature on Envisions Services

Share stories of own success in accordance with comfort level

Facilitate group conversation with clients, family members and legal guardians

Accompany clients on initial appointments, recreational activities and PSR Center events

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED. Applicants must have lived experience with recovery from mental health, medical issues or addiction together with working with larger systems such as State Departments of Mental Health or Aging. Experience with transitions from in-patient to community settings preferred. Knowledge of Medicaid is a plus.  Must feel comfortable with public speaking and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to drive or utilize public transportation to multiple locations. Preference given to Certified Recovery Support Specialists.

ABOUT ENVISION UNLIMITED:

Envision Unlimited is a large, non-profit agency with locations across the Chicago Metropolitan Areas. We have decades of experience working with clients who experience developmental disabilities or severe, and persistent mental health challenges. We provide psychiatry, outpatient mental health, residential and day treatment within our mental health division.

Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:

Flexible Schedule

Both full and part time positions available

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPO

Dental and Vision Insurance Options 

Company paid Life Insurance

12 Paid Holidays + Birthday Off

Paid vacation, sick time and personal days

401K plan

In house training and CEU’s

Employee Assistance Network

Support for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)

Opportunity for career growth & development  

 

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