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Lives Redirected

Network180 employees make a difference in people’s lives every day, making our community a better place to live. We are responsible for the delivery of mental health, substance abuse treatment coordination, and developmental disabilities services for Kent County

Peer Support - Care Mangement Support Specialist

Job Title   Care Management Support Specialist

Job Status   Part Time

Job Summary  

We are seeking a part-time Peer Support Specialist who provides support to the Care Management program, supporting individuals with complex behavioral and chronic physical health conditions, in collaboration with one or more health plans and providers in Network180’s system of care. This is a contract/grant funded position ending September 30, 2018.

Educational Requirements   *  High School diploma or general education degree (GED).

Minimum Qualifications  

*  State as a Peer Support Specialist, which requires an individual be a current or former primary consumer of behavioral health services through a Community Mental Health system and in stable recovery and/or

*  A State of Michigan Certified Peer Recovery Coach or be eligible to become certified by the State as a Peer Recovery Coach, which requires and individual in long-term, stable recovery from alcohol and other drugs who identifies with another individual based on their shared life experiences to promote recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery by serving as a personal guide and mentor and/or

*  Lived experience which requires an individual to be a current or former primary consumer of behavioral health services through a therapist/counselor or other treatment modality and in stable recovery.

*  Knowledge and skills sufficient for establishing effective relationships with individuals served who have a mental illness, and/or substance use disorders, their families, and team members.

*  Knowledge about mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders as well as about recovery and crisis planning.

*  Demonstrate successful experience dealing with individuals in emotional or crisis situations.

*  Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and data entry skills.

*  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

*  Excellent problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications  

*  Experience working with complex clients who experience both psychiatric and physical co-morbidities.

*  Working knowledge of health care integration concepts.

*  Knowledge of basic health and wellness strategies and/or lived experience with the management of a chronic physical health condition.

Required Documents   Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications and Resume

Apply   Click HERE to apply for the full time Care Management Support Specialist position

Job Description  


Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are unable to apply through our online process, please contact Human Resources by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or by phone (616.855.5207). Emailed resumes will not be considered.