The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders is seeking a Peer Specialist to assist program staff in all client matters including engagement and enrollment for services such as substance abuse, mental health, and medical treatment and follow up as necessary; escort clients to outside appointments to obtain benefits, medical doctor, psychiatrist or dentist when necessary, shopping; manage crisis within the residential setting utilizing recognized crisis intervention strategies and appropriate incident reporting; perform site apt. in-reach, and field visits, as necessary; facilitate weekly peer groups and perform ADL training; document services in log book and through progress note; perform related clerical and administrative duties; attend staff meetings, supervision, and training as required. Any other duties as may be assigned.
•Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent.
Please submit resume and cover letter to:
Posted on 03/02/17; CVMHA ID #10781
123 William Street, 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 742-1600
Fax: (212) 742-2080
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