Careers
10-34274

Consumer Advocate

Location: Atlantic City, NJ  |  Position Status: Full Time  |  Position Shift: Days
Reports to: Director AIS/MHIOP

Trainings: CPI, CPR, QPR

POSITION SUMMARY
The consumer advocate will demonstrate warmth, hopefulness and enthusiasm in their work on behalf of consumers and will have a personal philosophy that is person-centered and embodies wellness, recovery and resiliency.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Greeting and welcoming individuals in a warm, engaging manner.
  • Fostering a sense of safety and comfort by engaging with individuals and accompanying them to the living room area.
  • Sitting with individuals to discuss issues that brought them to the Center.
  • Explaining what to expect from our services.
  • Offering reassurance and encouragement.
  • Ensuring consumers that they are available to them through their involvement with the program.
  • Assisting consumers in developing Wellness and Recovery Action crisis plans or Psychiatric Advance Directive.
  • Supporting individuals through their involvement with the program and in their transition to clinical and community supports.
  • Documentation must be completed within one (1) calendar day of service delivery.
  • Productivity goals shall meet percentage as designated by department.

Qualifications:
  • Experience: Peer position that requires that the applicant self-declare past or current treatment for a mental illness. The consumer advocate will be a consumer with demonstrated volunteer or paid work experience providing case management, support and advocacy with individuals with serious mental illness.
  • Valid NJ driver's license for use of company vehicle.

Equipment Use: Computer, copier, facsimile.

The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Nicholas Papandrew
Applicants only. We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from recruiters/search firms.

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