Psychosocial Activities Facilitator - Peer Supporter
Full Time Job Providing Social Interaction and Wellness Activities for Individuals in Recovery
Cincinnati, OH 
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Job Description
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has an immediate opening for a Psychosocial Activities Facilitator for our outpatient behavioral health wellness program in East Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio.

This position works with adult clients in mental health and substance use disorder treatment to help them engage in wellness-related activities and projects.  The Wellness Center is a peer-lead program serving individuals with MH and SUD disorders.

We are looking for individuals with a lived experience of mental health and/or substance use disorder and experience helping others.  GCBHS offers great career advancement opportunities and a rich benefits package including Tuition Assistance, Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, Retirement, Life/Disability Insurance, and Paid Time Off.

Position Responsibilities
  • Promotes daily psychosocial group activities and outings.
  • Researches and develops community resources in response to identified member needs.
  • Serves as a liaison between the consumers and their Care Managers and Therapists.
  • Ensures that all groups will be conducted in a professional manner with emphases on demonstrating a positive interpersonal attitude.
  • Develop and plan curriculum for all activities.
  • Assist with planning and implementing all special events. i.e. Thanksgiving, Holiday House, Prom, etc.
  • Promotes the Recovery Model.                                                     
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and problem solving capabilities, and serves as a positive role model for members.
                                                           
Position Requirements: 
  • HS Diploma or GED required.
  • Lived experience of mental illness and/or substance use and willingness to self-identify as being in recovery and share personal journey to support and benefit members of the program.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Certified by the state as a peer preferred but not required.
  • Position requires occasional driving of own vehicle.  Valid driver's license and vehicle may be required.


Please visit our website www.gcbhs.com.

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky every year since 2010!



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Contact Information
Cassidy Siler-Smith, HR Supervisor 513-354-7088 csiler@gcbhs.com
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8:00-4:30
Salary and Benefits
$14.11-$17.93 based on degree
We offer a full suite of benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, Retirement, Paid Time Off, Quarterly Bonus Opportunity, Tuition Assistance ($2,500 for MSW or Counseling), License Supervision, Internships, Staff Referral and Student Loan Forgiveness.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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