Come join a friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a part-time (19 hrs/wk) Case Manager/Peer Specialist at our Worcester site.
CHL’s STEP (Screening and Treatment of Early Psychosis) program provides both patients and families with education, support and the highest quality medical care during the crucial early phase of psychotic disorders to improve long term outcomes. The program provides services to individuals between the ages of 18 and 40 who are experiencing early psychotic symptoms or who are experiencing psychotic prodrome, which are early signs that a psychotic illness might be about to happen. The program, located in Worcester, provides individual, group, family counseling, psychopharmacology, physical health monitoring and substance abuse screening and treatment.
The Peer Specialist (PS) will provide peer support services such as information, training and advocacy in order to assist Persons to regain control over their own lives and over their own recovery process. Peer Specialists also provide a unique perspective and related skills to the STEP program and perform a wide range of tasks to assist Persons in increasing knowledge of and access to community resources, and partner with Persons the development of a plan to achieve personal growth.
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.