Peer Recovery Coach

Salary: $14.00 per hour

Job Description: Peer Recovery Coach
Responsibilities
• Provide peer coaching and support to validate clients’ experiences
• Provide clients with guidance and encouragement to take responsibility and actively participate own recovery
• Serve as mentor to clients to promote hope and empowerment
• Help non-mental health consumer team members, and others, as appropriate, to better understand and empathize with each client’s unique and subjective experience and perception
• Provide expertise and consultation from a mental health consumer to entire team
• Collaborate with team to promote team culture in which client self-determination, client decision making in treatment planning and protection of client rights are supported
• Act as liaison and consult with community agencies and program clients to maintain coordination in treatment process
• Collaborate with other members of CAFÉ team during daily and weekly staff meetings
• Assist in provision of direct clinical services to clients on individual, group and family basis
• Teach symptom management techniques and promote personal growth and development with mental health issues and substance use issues
• Assist, teach and support clients with activities of daily living, vocational skills, accessing housing, maintaining financial supports and utilizing buses and other transportation in community
• Maintain CAFE client tracking system and client files, documenting client progress to maintain a permanent record of client activity
• Responsible for agency policy regarding work hours, building security and all written personnel standards
• Ensure care model by interacting with all other CAFE programs

All candidates who have received a written offer of employment will be required to undergo background check and drug testing.

Location: Saint Louis, Missouri

Website: https://cafestl.org

Requirements:  Requirements/Qualifications
Education:
High school diploma or GED
Experience:
Self-identify as a present or former primary client of substance use services.
Licensure/Certification:
Certified as a Peer Support through the Missouri Credentialing Board
Valid State of Missouri Driver's License (Class E)
CPR and First Aid Certified
CPI Certified
Requires Class E Driver License (MO residents only)

To Apply: Please Submit a resume and cover letter to: Marsha Hawkins-Hourd cafe.tcu@gmail.com