Family Peer Support Specialist

RiverValley Consulting Services - Owensboro, KY, 42302
June 24, 2020
Part-time Service/Skilled Workers
Job Description
Age Requirement: All applicants must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for the Family Peer Support Specialist position.
Family Peer Support Specialist
RiverValley Behavioral Health
Owensboro, KY 42301
Location ID – CFC
Relocation is not provided and travel is occasionally required
Eligible for Over-Time: YES
Eligible for Shift Differential: NO
Job Summary:
+ Provides mentoring and support to parents/caregivers of children with severe emotional disabilities through the use of various relevant modalities.
+ Assists parents/caregivers in locating available resources for their child.
+ Documents services provided
+ Establishes and maintains parent support groups throughout the community.
Minimum Qualifications:
+ High School diploma or GED
+ Must be a parent or relative caregiver with permanent legal custody who is raising or has raised a child with an emotional, social, behavioral, and/or substance use disability, and whose child has been a client of a least one state-funded service for children with Severe Emotional Disabilities (SED).
+ Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and have access to reliable means of transportation for job-related use.
Location ID – Cigar Factory Complex (CFC)
Relocation is not provided and travel within the 7-county service region is occasionally required
Eligible for Over-Time: YES
Eligible for Shift Differential: NO
Benefits:
Full-time employees are eligible for: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, and Long-term Disability
Part-time (0.6 and above) and Full-time employees are eligible for: Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, and 403b
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, and Criminal Background Check
Additional Information: EOE/M/F/VET/Disab