Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

  • Peer Support Specialist - Mobile Residential Support Team (Forensic Division) - 13 Hrs, Flexible - Suffolk County

    Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage
    Job ID
    2018-4869
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Care
  • Overview

    Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) founded in 1977 and headquartered in Old Bethpage, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, day, community and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school support, primary and specialty health care and advocacy.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

     

    Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, the Peer Support Specialist is responsible for mentoring individuals diagnosed with mental illness to develop personal and meaningful independent living goals that will help fully integrate them into their local communities. The Peer Support Specialists will assist these individuals in developing the skills to better manage their psychiatric symptoms, maintain stability, and move forward in recovery.  

    Qualifications

    • Peer Support Specialist Certification
    • Valid NYS Driver’s License and meets the criteria to be an agency driver

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