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Advocate Specialist (2 openings)

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Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey | New Brunswick, NJ
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Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey


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Collaborative Support Programs of NJ (CSPNJ), a peer led not-for-profit organization, has (2) two openings for part-time Advocate Specialist based in New Brunswick, NJ. The Advocate Specialist is based out of the psychiatric screening unit of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. The Advocate specialist openings are 10 hours per week// Thursday & Friday from 2pm - 7pm & 15 hours per week // Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 2pm - 7pm.  

Responsibilities: Engages and provides peer support and advocacy to individuals waiting for a psychiatric evaluation. Advocate Specialist is trained in wellness and recovery and in hospital procedures, serving to provide transparent feedback and information to people in the Emergency Department.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 year or more of providing peer support. Individuals with lived experience from acute care environment and who are in recovery is highly desirable. Successful candidate must clear all background screening including criminal and drug screening per hospital guidelines.  Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are a must. Ability to manage crisis; strong computer skills are required. Valid drivers’ license and acceptable driving record required. Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) training is preferred. Individuals in recovery are strongly encouraged to apply.

Agency Core Values

  1. Relationships as the means for growth and connection
  2. People’s potential and their ability to grow and change
  3. Self-sufficiency through interdependence
  4. The dignity and diversity of each individual
  5. Choices and the responsibility of choices
  6. Inclusive communities that promote a sense of belonging
  7. Innovation as a challenge to the status quo


Collaborative Support Programs of NJ (CSPNJ), a peer led not-for-profit organization, has (2) two openings for part-time Advocate Specialist based in New Brunswick, NJ. The Advocate Specialist is based out of the psychiatric screening unit of…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

This part-time positions are NOT eligible for benefits.

This part-time positions are NOT eligible for benefits.

Location

New Brunswick, NJ
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