Family Peer Support Worker
|Location:||Behavioral Health Center|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with experience|
|# of Openings:||2|
Position Class Code/Title: S0018 / Family Peer Support Worker
BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
The Certified Family Peer Support Worker (CFPSW) will take culturally competent strength based approaches that recognize the individual youth and family identity, cultural history, life experiences, beliefs, and values both formal and natural supports and ways individuals seek assistance. CFPSWs also promote family voice and choice by striving to build partnerships between families, providers, and other key stakeholders to ensure that the family voice is heard, that their preferences are incorporated into their children's plan of care, and that their natural support systems are strengthened
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under general supervision, provides support services to parents and primary caregivers of children who are receiving services through the agency. Experience in navigating child-serving systems such as mental health services, special education, juvenile justice, child protective services, etc... This individual is responsible for offering unique expertise and experience based on their own experience navigating child serving systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or GED; State of New Mexico Certification as a Family Peer Support Worker or ability to obtain certification within nine (9) months from date of hire. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
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