Tri-City Mental Health Authority (“Tri-City”) is now actively recruiting for two (2) part-time/temporary Wellness Advocate I positions. These positions will work an average of 20 hours per week and is a limited term, grant funded position. The Wellness Advocate I will provide advocacy, guidance, feedback, outreach and support to help families to access and work more effectively with the systems involved. One position will report to our Wellness Center and the other position will report to our Community Navigator Division.
The Wellness Advocate I will report to a Employment Outreach Supervisor (Wellness Center) and a MHSA Program Supervisor (Community Navigator Division).
A brief summary of additional responsibilities for this position are included, but not limited to:
- Perform community outreach and presentations to educate the community at a peer level not requiring licensure as a mental health professional;
- Carry out socializing/rehabilitation activities as assigned;
- Function as a team member of the Wellness and Recovery Center participating in all aspects of the center's programming;
- Ensure records are in compliance with federal, state, local and agency regulations for records including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and perform other duties as assigned.
Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED or the equivalent and lived experience.
“Lived experience” is defined as having been involved, either directly or indirectly, with mental health care services.
Must have basic computer skills. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
PART-TIME EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
Supplemental Retirement Savings Plan: Enrollment in Lincoln Financial 401a Money Purchase Plan (MPP); Tri-City contributes 7.5%. No Social Security.
Sick Leave: Employees earn 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of worked or 3 days.
Additional Optional Benefits: EAP, Credit Union available through Credit Union of Southern California.
Merit Salary Increases: Annually based on performance, budget availability and supervisor approval.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Tri-City Mental Health Authority will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate disabled applicants. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tri-City Human Resources Department may contact candidates via email or phone. Please pay attention to both forms of communication as information regarding application status may be made by email or phone.
Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.
HEALTHCARE WORKER VACCINATIONS MANDATE
Effectively immediately, all new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination by September 30, 2021 or upon hire.