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Requisition Number: 9434
Position Title: Pre-CPS Director
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: MH Non-CBFS Centralized Costs
Location: Boston
Hours: 40 hours per week; Benefits Eligible
Schedule: Monday - Friday 9a-5p
Date Posted: 09/24/2019
Responsibilities: Provide Pre-CPS training modules to program participants, and oversee other program trainers in their efforts to provide training material to program participants. Create Pre-CPS Training materials and supports that are informed by the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) code of ethics, and provide an opportunity for Pre-CPS training participants to explore future employment goals on their own terms. Collaborate with the Director of Recovery to ensure that all training material, supervision, and supports provided to Pre-CPS Training staff or participants are trauma-informed, culturally-competent, recovery-oriented, and promote a culture of respect of people with lived experience. Collaborate with the Director of Recovery to ensure that recruitment and employment practices 1) promote a culture of respect and 2) promote the hiring and retention of people with lived experience in all staff roles and assist the Director of Recovery with screening potential candidates for trainer roles. Provide direct supervision and support to training staff in order to promote professional development, growth as trainers, an increased understanding of CPS strategies and values, and a clear understanding of job responsibilities. Other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications: Current certification as a Certified Peer Specialist. A Bachelor’s Degree preferred. At least 3 years experience providing peer support services. Demonstrated expertise in providing training to others. Demonstrated willingness and ability to use one’s own personal experiences and recovery story with the purpose and intent to build trust and develop collaborative relationships with co-workers and training participants. Demonstrated ability to model behaviors and attitudes consistent with a recovery-oriented culture and to educate staff members around recovery principles. Demonstrated leadership within the community of Peer Support Staff. Demonstrated supervisory, mentoring, and coaching skills. Professional writing and oral communications skills. High degree of personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills. Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps. Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication. Ability to climb stairs and carry up to 40 pounds.. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Driver's License Required? No

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