Part or Full time Youth Peer Partner (certified peer partner)
Ryther is a recognized leader in behavioral health services for children, youth, young adults and their families facing complex challenges. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive services and innovative treatments. We guide, coach and teach so that every child/youth and family we work with may experience new ways of thinking, develop positive relationships, and realize a better life.
Ryther seeks to create a work environment that reflects the diverse community that it serves. People of color, LGBTQIA, persons with disabilities, and multi-lingual individuals encouraged to apply. Our diversity is our strength!
BENEFITS OF WORKING AT RYTHER:
• Medical, dental, retirement and paid time off benefits offered to part and full time employees.
• Community of professionals allowing frequent consultation and supervision, support with your cases and a fun, dynamic atmosphere.
• Opportunities for career advancement, opportunities to work with new populations, learn new evidence-based treatments, lead group therapy, work with multidisciplinary teams.
• Ryther has its own liability insurance that covers our staff while working at Ryther
• Ryther is a registered 501c(3) which qualifies for the federal Student Loan Forgiveness program.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Advocating for and partnering with youth/families of multi-systems involved clients.
• Strong knowledge of and experience with crisis de-escalation and safety planning.
• Confidence and skill in handling crisis situations safely and effectively essential.
• Maintaining paperwork in accordance with state and federal laws and credentialing
• Collaborating with other members of the treatment team to provide comprehensive care.
• Commitment to the Mission, Vision, and Values of the agency.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required; AA or BA Degree in a behavioral science field preferred.
• Minimum of 18 years of age.
• Lived experience with mental health systems or struggles as a child
• Certified Peer Counselor credentialed.
• Ability to exercise discretion and maintain both client and employee confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, contract requirements, or other applicable laws and regulations.
• Valid state driver’s license
• Must provide own transportation and ability to meet clients/families throughout King County.
• Acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, cultural, and spiritual practices.
• Lived experience navigating social resource systems. Willingness to share lived experience as a means of providing hope and support to clients in challenging circumstances.
• Evidence of maintaining stability in their own recovery for at least one year.
Candidates should be peer certified with a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. At least one year of experience working with children and youth and lived experience with mental health systems/struggles as a child.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume.
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