WISe Family Partner

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Willapa Behavioral Health is in search of a compassionate, flexible, and self-motivated, well boundaried WISe Family Partner to join our WISe Team.  WISe supports children and their families in their community in a least restrictive environment using the Wraparound process. Wraparound works to honor the family voice and choice, identify strengths, build natural supports, and foster self-sufficiency. Wraparound teams provide comprehensive behavioral health services and supports to individuals up to 21 years of age, with complex behavioral health needs and their families. The goal of the program is for eligible youth to live and thrive in their homes and communities, as well as to avoid or reduce disruptive out-of-home placements. Assessment, treatment, and support services are provided in the youth and family’s natural setting, where needs and challenges present themselves (such as the home, school, and community). Families report excellent outcomes including, youth/family stability, increased support, and connection to their community and hope for the future.

WISe Family Partner has a strong connection to the community and is very knowledgeable about resources, services and supports for families.  The Family Partner utilizes their first-hand knowledge as a caretaker of a child with behavioral or mental health issues, to support and assist parents of children receiving WISe services. The Family Partner draws upon their experiences to help families find hope and make progress towards successful completion of the WISe program. Because of their own life experience, they are uniquely equipped to provide support, encouragement, and resources to those in the WISe program. The Family Partner works in close partnership with the WISe team to provide comprehensive services and support to eligible clients.

Competitive Pay and Benefits:

  • Schedule 4 – 10-hour shifts
  • Competitive salary, including pay for performance – eligible for Pay for Performance quarterly bonus of $500.00 per quarter, $240.00 wellness initiative, and $500.00 annual for self-development workshops.
  • Training enhancing organizational goals paid at 100%
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment
  • Program site $50,000 – 2 years’ service
  • Medical, dental, vision, retirement, health club discounts, four weeks of paid vacation and 12 paid holidays for holidays regularly scheduled to work when office is closed.

Willapa Behavioral Health is an outpatient treatment provider. We are nationally accredited and have provided high quality care with experienced professionals to Pacific County since 1986. Services include mental health programs for adults, children & families, case management, chemical and problem gambling treatments, peer services, domestic violence perpetrator treatment, co-occurring disorders, medically assisted treatment, psychiatric prescribing, trauma sensitive primary care, and 24/7 mobile crisis services. We have grown, to three locations, and feel that that is the sweet spot for us. We do not wish to grow larger as we would like to preserve our unique culture and foster a culture of kindness and family.

Working for Willapa Behavioral Health allows you quick access to the coast and beautiful landscape. The areas that we are located have affordable housing, beautiful views, and outdoor activities. Our Raymond and Montesano locations are located approximately 3 hours from Portland and 2 hours from Seattle, and our Long Beach location is 2 hours from Portland and 3 hours from Seattle, all located in a beautiful, calm setting.

If you are looking to serve humanity and make a difference, we are the place you want to be. Rural health allows for the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, learn new skills and resources, live at a slower pace, and be present for your life.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Washington State Certified Peer Counselor Certificate from the WA State Health Care Authority or meet requirements for Washington State Certified Peer Counselor certification and have obtained within 3 months of hire date.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Self-identify as a person with lived experience as parent or legal guardian of a child with lived experience with mental health or substance use services.
  • Must practice strong boundaries with the ability to step away when situations are being dramatized or manipulated.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer proficiency to document in the electronic medical record (EMR) and utilize telehealth and Microsoft office suite.
  • Undergo and pass criminal background check upon initial employment and any subsequent checks required by the agency.
  • Meet requirements of agency’s drug free workplace policy.
  • Excellent customer service with a client focus.
  • Able to sit, stand and move for long hours at a time and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Able to drive in daylight, darkness, and typical Northwest weather conditions.
  • Flexible to fill-in shifts if needed.
  • Must work in person.
  • Must be fully vaccinated.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Peer Counselor

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated computer competency and time management skills.
  • Able to maintain good rapport with co-workers.
  • Demonstrate competency in working with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrated background of upholding professional conduct and retaining confidentiality of client’s information.
  • Driver’s License that meets minimum requirements by WBH insurance company.

Diversity Statement

We embrace and encourage our staff’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics such as personality and personal interests that make our staff unique.

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