Job Description

OBHC has an open position for a full time Family Partner Peer Support Specialist on our Wraparound Intensive Services (WISe) team whose role is to serve the family of a child with behavioral health needs. The successful candidate will have lived experiences with a child with behavioral health needs and can share their story for the benefit of the clients receiving services. The position receives regular supervision from a Mental Health Professional on staff.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide advocacy services
  • Assists clients with referral and connection to needed resources, serving as a mentor to promote hope and empowerment.
  • Provides peer support to and from community functions, appointments, schools, homes, and/or other locations as needed.
  • Facilitates and coordinates a wide range of scheduled activities to assist clients in exercising control over their own lives and recovery process for themselves
  • Complete required documentation of services and progress notes, following agency procedures, policies and standards
  • Co-facilitate groups as assigned.
  • Provide crisis diversion as needed
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  • Significant travel is required based on the location of the enrolled youth

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Washington Driver’s License
  • Completion of, or ability to complete within 6 months of hire, Washington State Peer Certification Program (Certified Peer Counselor Licensure)

Benefits Include:

  • 100% Paid Medical and Dental Insurance Premium
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Holidays
  • 401K Plan with Employer Match
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • $50,000 Employer Provided Life Insurance

Salary Range:  $16.90 - $20.00 per hour DOE

Send cover letter and resume’ to: Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare – ATTN: Debi Harris -1007 Koala Dr. Omak, WA 98841 inquire by email: dharris@okbhc.org. OBHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 COVID-19 considerations:

All employees are required by the State of Washington Proclamation by the Governor to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an authorized vaccine.