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Peer Recovery Coach - Behavioral Health 258

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Sedro Woolley
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description"They made it easier for me to live, breathe, eat, and stay clean. Without them, I'd be waiting somewhere, waiting for someone to give me a chance to live..." - Client from Telecare
What You Will Do to Change Lives
This position functions as part of Telecare's Peer Bridger Program for Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, San Juan and Island counties residents at Western State Hospital. The role of the Peer Bridger is to offer peer support services to participants at the state hospital prior to discharge and after their return to their communities. The Peer Bridger develops a relationship of trust with each participant, functioning as a role model, peer support, mentor, advocate, and ally. The Peer Bridger communicates hope and encouragement to assist participants in developing readiness to discharge from the hospital and return to their community. In the community, Peer Bridgers offer assistance with independent living skills, coping skills, and community adjustment, helping the individual make a positive connection to the outpatient behavioral health service and other community resources.
Shifts Available:
Full Time, Days, Monday - Friday, 8:00am -4:30pm
Wage range $17.30 - $24.41 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.
What You Bring to the Table (Must Have)

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • One (1) year or part-time equivalent of experience supporting members served with behavioral health challenges
  • Experience as a beneficiary of the public Behavioral Health system of care
  • Valid and current driver's license, and personal vehicle insurance with your name listed as a driver.
  • Willingness to use your personal vehicle to attend meetings, etc.

    What's In It For You*

    • Paid Time Off: For Full Time Employee it is 16.7 days in your first year
    • Nine Paid Holidays & Shift differentials for hourly staff (6% for PM Shift, 8% for Overnight Shift)
    • Free CEUs, coaching and mentorship
    • Online University Tuition Discount and Company Scholarships
    • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance, 401K, Employee Stock Ownership Plan
    • For more information visit:

      Join Our Compassionate Team
      Telecare's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems.
      As part of the Telecare Family, the Telecare North Sound Peer Bridger program offers support services to participants in State hospitals prior to discharge and after their return to their communities.
      EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
      *May vary by position and location
      Full Job Description will be provided if selected for an interview.
      Peer Support Specialist, Peer Recovery, Peer Employment Training, PET
      If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible.

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare Corporation, Bellingham , Peer Recovery Coach - Behavioral Health 258, Education / Teaching , Sedro Woolley, Washington

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