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PIONEER HUMAN SERVICES Certified Peer Specialist (Island County Crisis Stabilization Center) in Oak Harbor, Washington

Description Thank you for considering a career with Pioneer Human Services!We are currently looking for aCertified Peer Specialist with a passion for human services.This position will work at our newIsland County Crisis StabilizationFacility whichisa 10-bed facility is providing services for Acute Detox and Mental Health Stabilization. The facility provides a medically monitored setting for the safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. In addition to stabilization and safety, the goal of these services is to assess people's mental health and substance use disorder-related needs and help them access the services they need to recover. WHO WE AREPioneer Human Services is a social enterprise that provides individuals with criminal histories the opportunity to lead healthy, productive lives. For over 50 years we have proudly serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy.WHAT YOU'LL DOAdvocate for client needs.Assist clients to obtain community services including but not limited to healthcare, social services, housing, employment training and employment.Support clinical staff in the provision of clinical services and support clients' pursuit of recovery activities. Utilize life experiences and training to provide hope and encouragement for recovery to individuals receiving behavioral health services.Interact with community partners, as needed, in support of treatment.Adhere to professional and ethical standards for Chemical Dependency Professionals and/or Mental Health professional organizations.Provide professionally written documentation and correspondence.Integrate knowledge by thinking through and planning the most professional, therapeutic response or intervention in any given client care situationWHAT YOU'LL BRINGPeer Certification through WA State Health Care Authority prior to start dateObtain and maintain Agency Affiliated Counselor in accordance with WAC 246.810.015 and RCW 18.19.210Be a self-identified consumer of mental health servicesBe 18 or olderHigh school diploma or GEDProficiency in reading comprehension and writing skillsPREFERABLY YOU'LL BRINGA.A./B.A./B.S. degree in a health or human services field.WHAT WE OFFERStability: we have over 50 years of success in Washington State.Impact: Pioneer provides a chance for change to over 3,000 people on any given day.Reputation: we are a nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across Washington state.Tuition assistance program: Pioneer pays 100% of the tuition for a bachelor's degree, and 50% for graduate programs.Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 4.5% of an employees' annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own.Employee recognition programs: gift cards, additional time off, weekend getaways and other items.Competitive industry compensation and a generous benefit plan.Participation in the life assistance program.Public transportation reimbursement.EEO EEO is the law posterEEO is the law poster supplement PIONEER HUMAN SERVICES IS A DRUG FREE COMPANYIn addition to pre-employment drug screening, Pioneer reserves the right to conduct random sample alcohol or drug testing of all employees. Please note that our drug-free policy includes marijuana and there are no exceptions for those with medical marijuana prescriptions.Pioneer Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status