Employment Opportunities

MHA provides an environment of hope for those employed by the agency as well as those the agency serves.  We are committed to fair, clearly stated, and supportive relationships between the organization and its staff. The organization is also committed to providing a positive, safe working environment consistent with all applicable laws and regulations of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the State of Ohio. 
MHA is an equal opportunity employer.

Our offices are located in Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio- each offering locations that are located on bus lines, provide free parking for staff and an opportunity to work in a non-profit environment helping others.  Our staff are friendly and consider MHA a nice place to call their “second home.”

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Current Employment Opportunities:

 

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Title:  Peer Recovery Supporter

Classification: PT, hourly, non-exempt

Summary: The Peer Recovery Supporter (PRS) provides a variety of recovery-oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer supports, promoting greater independence, community integration and recovery from mental and substance use disorders. PRS assist with, coordinate, and oversee brief intervention, a wide range of classes, life skill activities, support groups and advocacy activities. These services contribute to the participant’s self-esteem, ability to engage in ongoing treatment, and develop/maintain healthy life styles.

Required Experience Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of certified peer recovery support specialist training. Prefer certification prior to employment, however, may be acquired upon hiring.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Leadership skills

  • Strong desire to work with individuals with mental health/substance use diagnosis

  • Sensitivity to people struggling with mental health and substance use diagnosis

  • Familiarity with and/or interest in furthering understanding of mental health related issues and recovery principals as well as the impact on the individual and surrounding community

  • Well organized, detail oriented, and good time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate familiarity and ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook); perform data entry (Access); keep good records

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regular and timely data entry to ensure quality communication and timely reporting

  • Represent the agency in a positive, professional manner in all public and private meetings, speaking engagements and events

  • Work cooperatively and respectfully with all agency programs, co-workers, volunteers, clients, community members, and funders

  • Coordinate programs and services and build participant base/peer support relationships within and outside of the agency

  • Work within budget and funder guidelines

  • Ensures program efficacy and adherence to agency policies, procedures and safety requirements

  • Assist with publicity and outreach activities

  • Work to develop leadership and have participatory membership, voluntary participation, and sense of physical and emotional safety and competency regarding Person Centered and Peer Delivered Services.

  • Carries out other duties as assigned, including attending MHA staff meetings, actively participating in a staff committee (Education or Wellness), submitting written monthly staff reports, assisting with other agency activities as needed

Reports to: MHA Clinical Coordinator and work site supervisor(s)

Travel: local travel only - driving and proof of insurance required

Hours:20 hours per week.

Please sumbit resume to :

kbodie@mhankyswoh.org