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Northwell Health

Behavioral Health Peer Advocate

New York, NY

Job Description

Implements the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team. Provides a variety of peer support, advocacy, and other recovery services to clients and caregivers.

Job Responsibility

  • Collaborates with the treatment team to facilitate implementation of the treatment plan.

  • Offers peer support services to participants prior to discharge and after their return to their communities.

  • Provides a variety of peer support, advocacy, and other recovery services to clients and caregivers.

  • Develops a relationship of trust with each participant, functioning as a role model, peer support, mentor, advocate, and ally.

  • Communicates hope and encouragement to assist participants in developing readiness to discharge from the hospital and return to their community.

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  • Provides case management service to identified clients while maintaining the wellbeing of clients and integrity of the program.

  • Offers assistance with independent living skills, coping skills and community adjustment, helping the individual make a positive connection to outpatient behavioral health services and other community resources.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

  • Job Qualification

    • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

    • Certified Recovery Peer Advocate, required

    *Additional Salary Detail
    The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

    Client-provided location(s): Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Job ID: Northwell-15844330
    Employment Type: Part Time