ACCS Peer Specialist
Vinfen Corporation

Job Order #: 20096620

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 12/5/2023

EXPIRES 3/4/2024

Job Description

Schedule: Tue-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 10am-6pm

The ACCS Peer Specialist promotes the engagement, hope and the full integration and functioning of adults with receiving psychiatric rehabilitation services needed to live successfully in the community. As an ACCS Peer Specialist you will provide Peer Support Services and help Persons Served explore their options and gain the confidence, skills, and resources needed to succeed in goals.

In this role you will draw upon your own personal experiences with recovery in order to successfully build skills needed for independency.
Responsibilities will include:
-    Implement Peer Support-oriented Treatment Plan interventions with Person Served.
-    Provide support, education and advocacy especially at times of service and life transitions; for
     example being discharged from a hospital, detoxification unit or respite setting, moving to
     their own apartment, or when facing life stage challenges -- particularly for young adults and
-    Engage Person Served in non-directive and supportive relationships that promote
     empowerment and self-learning.
-    Facilitate Peer Support groups as needed

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
-    A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as
     well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
-    First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30
     hrs per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of
     medical insurance!
-    Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
     (no cost to you!)
-    Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional,
     voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
-    Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
-    Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
-    Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hrs or more per week):
         15 days of Vacation per year
         11 Paid Holidays
         10 Sick Days per year
         3 Personal Days per year
-    Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
-    $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!

-    HS Diploma required; BA degree preferred.
-    Experience as a recipient of services for people with psychiatric conditions preferred; must be
     well along in own personal recovery (self-knowledge and habits needed to support one's own
-    Lived experience with drug or alcohol misuse/addiction accepted, if applicant has received
     Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Coach Acadey or equivalent training; must be
     well along in own personal recovery (self-knowledge and habits needed to support one's own
-    Must either obtain or meet on of the following criteria with six months of hire
-    Certified Peer Specialist; has received Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Coach
     Academy or equivalent training; or meet Family Partner as required by Community Service
     Agencies specifications, which are:
-    Experience as a caregiver of a youth (or adult) with special needs; preferably a youth (or adult)
     with a psychiatric condition.
-    BA degree in human services field from an accredited school & one year experience working
     with children/adolescents/TAY (or adult); or an Associate's degree in human service field from
     an accredited school & one year experience working with children/adolescents/TAY(or adult); or
     HS diploma/GED & 2 years experience working with children/adolescents/TAY(or adult).
-    Experience in navigating any of the child and adult family-serving systems and teaching family
     members who are involved with child (or adult) family-serving system.

How To Apply

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