PRS Inc.
  • 26-Jan-2020 to 26-Mar-2020 (EST)
  • BE Well
  • Fairfax, VA, USA
  • $18.80
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits-, including medical, dental, vision, FSA, retirement plan with 100% match at hire, generous paid leave (vacation, personal days, sick), 11 Holidays, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement and more!


PRS, Inc., recognized as one of the 50 Best Nonprofits to work for in the US and one of Top Places To Work by the Washington Post, is a community-based nonprofit organization that serves individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and individuals who face life crises.

We are accepting applications for Peer Health Coaches to provide outreach and support to clients on-site and off-site in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and complete health assessments within tight deadlines;
  • Complete client notes/records as required;
  • Conduct support groups focused on health maintenance and prevention on medical disorders;
  • Provide assistance in transportation education and transport clients to medical appointments;
  • Provide education on the recovery process, including conducting WRAP groups, and promote opportunities to enhance the ability of consumers served to move into recovery; and
  • Arrange crisis intervention as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a Peer which is a person who has personal lived experience and has used mental health services (past or present);
  • High school diploma or GED; Certified Peer Specialist a plus.
  • Ability to learn disease management, health maintenance, and WRAP curriculum;
  • Ability to utilize supervision to clarify clinical concerns;
  • Valid driving license with clean driving record is required; and
  • High degree of empathy toward individuals with serious mental illness with the ability to connect with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Amount of Travel and any other Special Conditions or Requirements:

  • Use of personal vehicle to travel within service delivery work sites (Gartlan Center and CSB Merrifield).
  • Ability to work occasional early evening and/or weekend hours which may be scheduled
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