Wellness Navigator - Urgent Hire
Posted on: March 16, 2023
The Wellness Navigator will draw upon their personal, lived experience in mental health in their work as peer providers to assist others by connecting them with resources within the mental health community services network. A Wellness Navigator will serve as a role model to mental health clients; exhibit competency in personal or family member recovery and use of adaptive coping skills; serve as an advocate; provide information and support in various settings. The Wellness Navigator must be able to work with a diverse group of adults; engaging individuals wanting assistance and providing information about community resources. The Wellness Navigator will help create a welcoming environment in the program and community.
WHO WE ARE
Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.
WHAT WE OFFER
An exceptional benefit package including: Medical/Dental/Vision 145 863 6713/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance. Offers competitive Vacation and Sick time.
HOW TO APPLY
To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.
$19.43 - $26.07 per hour. Non-exempt; 20 hours min up to 40 hours/week; Eligible for overtime. Compensation based on education and experience.
Assigned Supervisor such as Program Director, Assistant Program Director or Program Coordinator
Required: GED or High School Diploma. Applicants must have personal experience of recovery from a mental health challenge. General knowledge of; community resources, insight into the needs and potential of the population served, recovery process and the ability to promote mental health recovery & evidence-based practices, skill to teach and engage in basic problem-solving strategies to support individual clients in self-directed recovery, signs and symptoms of mental health challenges (i.e. auditory and visual hallucinations, aggressive talk and behavior, thoughts of self-harm or harm towards others, isolation), ability to assist the client to address symptoms using strategies such as positive self-talk, and other techniques, flexibility, ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals, good interpersonal skill, good English communication skills, both verbal and written, ability to work one-on-one with clients without supervision, organizational skills and ability to keep detailed records, functional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word).
Preferred: Bi-lingual (English/Spanish). Bachelor's Degree.
Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs. Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.
If a conditional job offer is presented, the incumbent will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and booster as a requirement for employment at Interim. Accommodations for disability and religion-based reasons will be evaluated in compliance with the law.
This job description is intended to have an accurate reflection of the qualifications and job duties; current management reserves the right to revise the job at any given time when circumstances change. This job description replaces all previous description for this position.
Interim, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Interim Inc. is guided by the precept that in no aspect of its programs, services or employment practices shall discrimination be permitted because of race, color, national origin, gender, age, creed, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, citizen status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law. To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, reasonable accommodations are made for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, unless hardship, direct threat to health or safety, or other job-related consideration exists. Individuals who feel that they have been unlawfully discriminated against because of membership in one of the protected classes should contact the following: Director of Human Resources, Interim, Inc., PO Box 3222, Monterey, CA 93942. (831) 649-4522.
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