Case Manager (Peer Specialist) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Peer Specialist Case Manager in the Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) today!

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Peer Specialist Case Manager

The Peer Specialist Case Manager serves as a clinical member of a multi-disciplinary team providing core certified peer recovery specialist responsibilities and support for clients from a lived experience perspective including:

  • shares personal experiences as a consumer of mental health services as appropriate to promote client recovery
  • provides side-by-side support based on client treatment goals
  • provides referral, linkage, and advocacy services
  • conducts home visits and follow up services as defined by the PACT model

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $17.19 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program and clients.

Travel: F endorsement required for transport of clients as necessary.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for time keeping, email, scheduling, and documentation in the electronic medical record. 

QUALIFICATIONS - Peer Specialist Case Manager

Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in the field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or other behavioral science field with course work and/or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide and intellectual disabilities. 
  • Must be currently certified as a peer recovery specialist (CPRS) OR eligible for certification.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Must have experience as a consumer of mental health services and a willingness to share these experiences. 
  • Practical experience working with the SPMI population preferred.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.