Respite Peer Specialist – Relief
Riverside Community Care
We make a difference- in your community and in your career.
Peer Specialists help to make our Respite program welcoming, comfortable, supportive, and responsive to individuals who utilize them and their families. Using personal experience and knowledge of navigating the greater system of care, Peer Specialists provide consumers with support, information, and assistance in connecting with and obtaining community-based resources and services.
Primary responsibilities include:
providing consumers and families with information about recovery, rehabilitation and crisis self-management
arranging post-intervention services
providing support while consumers are transitioning to follow-up care
Relief hours available; flexibility to work day, evening and weekend hours required
Why Youll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off – all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.
Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
Eleven paid holidays
Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match
Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee
Learn more about our benefits and culture:
Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)
Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh5qJ-SZ7o)
Excellent communication and organizational skills required
Basic computer fluency (including Microsoft Office) required
Valid drivers license and personal vehicle required for local transportation
High school degree or equivalent required; Associates Degree or higher preferred
Must have personal knowledge of the effects of psychiatric symptoms
Personal knowledge of area clinical providers and support systems preferred
Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.