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Catholic Charities Eastern Washington Fixed Site Peer Support Specialist in Spokane, Washington

WE OFFER EXCELLENT BENEFITS:FREE Medical InsuranceFREE Dental InsuranceSick leave (1 week paid sick leave immediately upon hire plus regular sick leave accrual)Vacation (Minimum of 2 weeks paid vacation)Discounted health membershipsRetirement (Employer contribution-3% contribution and an additional 3% employer match)FREE Long-Term Disability InsuranceFREE Life Insurance13Paid HolidaysStaff Tuition discounts for St. Anne’s Children & Family CenterJob SummaryThis position is responsible for providing peer support services for households living in Catholic Housing Communities (CHS) permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects. The clients residing in these properties are formerly homeless persons who may have behavioral health challenges as well as barriers to employment and recovery. As a member of the Integrated Case Management team, the peer support specialist provides clients with support, education, and community resource navigation to promote client recovery and self-sufficiency.Catholic Charities is committed to providing a competitive wage and benefits package.Job Duties/ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.Provide Peer Support services—per SAMSHA best practice guidelines--to assist persons living in CHC PSH units.Teach clients how to navigate a variety of community-based services and organizations.Empower clients to problem solve and find their own solutions.Provide consistency and support to promote client progress and accountability.Collaborate with the Integrated Case Management team to ensure behavioral health and physical health needs of clients are being addressed.Model personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness.Maintain professional boundaries.Accurately account for time worked according to agency standards.Work with the Integrated Case Management team to ensure outcomes of grant agreements, contracts, MOU’s and other commitments of the program are met.Uses appropriate administrative, fiscal, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of CCEW client protected health information (PHI), per regulations outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).Regularly utilizes all forms of communication (email, text, phone, etc.) and database practices necessary for this position and as directed by supervisor.As a mandated reporter, follows all procedures outlined in agency policies and procedures to report to the proper agency when there is suspicion and/or confirmation that a child or adult has been a victim of abuse or neglect.Obtain Peer Certification from DBHR within 6 months of employment.Adheres to the tenants of Catholic Social Teaching.Performs related functions as assigned to support program success as well as the mission and core values of Catholic Charities.Job QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual mus