Recovery Assistant (Albany/Corvallis)

Recovery Assistant (Albany/Corvallis)

02 May 2019

Recovery Assistant (Albany/Corvallis)

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Pelton is recruiting Recovery Assistants for a new program.

Responsibilities:

- Support individuals in mental health recovery to live as independently as possible within the community.

-Schedule time effectively

-Work independently and with team

-Be comfortable with learning new computer software for processing progress notes.

-Communication and critical thinking skills to interface with various stakeholders through email and regularly scheduled inter-agency meetings.

- Attend regular person-centered treatment team meetings.

- Assist persons receiving mental health services to advocate, plan, and monitor their support services.

- Connect people with natural supports, resources, and professional supports.

- Complete regular progress notes.

- Assist people with finding satisfying solutions to problems and concerns.

- Provide effective long - term strategies for improving the quality of life for people in mental health recovery.

- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with coworkers and outside agencies.

-Obtain certification in, and implement, Collaborative Problem Solving (paid by employer).

- Assist team leader with projects, programs and meetings as required.

- Support and promote the mission, principles, and values.

- Respect all confidentiality issues regarding the people we serve.

- Honor the diversity of all people we serve.

- Serve as a mandatory abuse reporter.

Successful candidate will provide full assistance in the categories below if needed or provide support and skills training based on the individual consumer's needs and abilities:

- Meal planning & preparation.

- Grocery shopping and errands.

- Household organization, cleaning, and sanitation.

- Budgeting, organization, and managing appointments/schedules.

- Medication education and pharmacy reordering process.

- Transportation-learning bus routes and scheduling Ride Line.

- Role-model, encourage, and practice interactions with other community members.

- Research and assist the consumer in attending recreational/socialization activities of interest.

- Assist in signing up for or applying for events and volunteer activities that require registration.

- Address immediate concerns using a person - centered plan.

Experience:

Prefer one year experience working with individuals in mental health recovery or equivalent education. Have acceptable driver’s history and pass background check through the state of Oregon.

Compensation:

-Starting $13.00-$16.00 Depending on Experience/Education

-Approximately 2 weeks PTO, rate of PTO accrual increases after first year

-Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

-Retirement plan (IRA) with employer match

-Employer paid training

Web: peltonproject.org

Please send resume to:

resume@peltonproject.org

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