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Housing and Recovery Peer Services Supervisor Posting #20-077

Company: Lifeline Connections
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description *Will ONLY consider those with a peer support certificate Agency Background: Lifeline Connections is a not-for-profit agency that is recognized as a leading behavioral health treatment provider in Washington State, offering a full continuum of care for individuals who have a behavioral health condition. Lifeline Connections' patients receive an unprecedented level of care by highly skilled professionals who know how to help people find and sustain long-term recovery. For over fifty years Lifeline Connections has provided hope, help and healing to thousands of individuals in Washington State and within the Portland, Oregon metro area. Housing and Recovery Peer Services Supervisor Posting #20-077 Major Duties: The HARPS/Pathfinder Supervisor works closely with the Program Director and is responsible for the oversight and supervision of all HARPS/Pathfinder peer support specialists. In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently: Provide supervision to peer support specialists and conduct regular staff meetings; Ensure a safe and confidential environment that promotes recovery and success for participants; Function as team leader to ensure proper services are provided by each staff; Provide direct patient care and carry a caseload as needed; Lead and collaborate as an active team member to promote a team culture in which each participants point of view, experiences, and preferences are recognized, understood, and respected; Conduct staff performance evaluations; Ensure the following is accomplished: o Maintain complete and up to date files to document all services and contacts; o Support and implement agency policies and procedures; o Provide necessary services and resources to participants in order to assist with access to housing in the community; o Establish and maintain relationships with community agencies, housing providers and service providers to meet the needs of participants; o Represent the Agency in the community at various meetings; o Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Possess a masters degree in a social service science field and possess or have the ability to acquire a license or certification through the Department of Health; Has strong clinical skills and experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental health conditions.
Program management experience is desirable.
Has clear understanding of the barriers experienced by adults with severe and persistent mental health conditions. Knowledgeable about the HARPS model is preferred.
Ability to support the agency in the ongoing development of a trauma-informed, recovery and resiliency principles.
Minimum three years of paid or voluntary experience with adults or youth in a mental health or substance use disorder treatment facility or a supportive housing organization; Minimum one year of supervisory experience; Ability to work well with others; Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing; and Great attendance. Salary: DOE + Sign on bonus! Application Process: Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources. We will only accept resumes with a cover letter specifying the position title and posting number of the position you are applying for. For more information on this and other positions, please visit our website at The Benefits: Lifeline Connections is striving to be your employer of choice by offering our regular/full time employees a generous benefits package. The plan covers over 75% of medical, dental, and vision costs for the employee and all dependents. There are no out-of-pocket costs for co-pays, prescriptions, or deductible under the medical plan. We also have employer paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar for dollar up to 4%. On top of all that, our employees receive approximately 4 weeks of paid time off during their first year of employment (accrual rates increase with years of service), as well as 3 personal holidays and 10 paid holidays per year! Send us your resume and let's talk about you joining our team!

Keywords: Lifeline Connections, Bellingham , Housing and Recovery Peer Services Supervisor Posting #20-077, Other , Bellingham, Washington

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