Senior Coach // Master's in Social Work or related Field
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey
July 18, 2018
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a peer led not-for-profit organization, seeks Full-time Senior Coach for a hospital diversion program based in New Brunswick, NJ. The program provides an alternative to hospitalization for individuals with psychiatric disabilities who are in crisis. During their stay in the Wellness Respite program guest will be provided with a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and linked to services within the community. Guest stay a max of 10 days in the program. The Senior Coach, under the supervision of the Program Manager, will work with the Service Team and Nurses to ensure clients are receiving appropriate and timely services. Position is full-time (40 hours) and includes weekends with flexible hours. Excellent benefits package including six weeks of time off.
Responsibilities: Senior Coach, under the direction of the Program Manager, will supervise the service team to ensure guest are receiving services that are geared toward learning crisis coping skills and linking to resources in their community. Work as part of a team, to provide services to the guest that are consistent with agency’s mission, vision, values, Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and the concept of wellness and recovery.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work or related field and 2 plus years working in mental health organization. A minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience is required. Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are a must. Ability to manage crisis; strong computer skills; valid NJ drivers’ license and acceptable driving record is required. Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation model preferred. Excellent benefits and compensation package including extensive paid time off (PTO). Individuals working through their own recovery are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Based on education, credentials and relevant work experience. Starting in the mid 40s.
About Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ) is a peer led not-for-profit organization. CSPNJ provides flexible community-based services that promote responsibility, recovery and wellness through the provision of wellness centers, supportive and respite housing, human rights advocacy, and educational and innovative programs.