(1862) Veteran Peer Coordinator

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

Posted on September 12th, 2022
Job Description
Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

This position works under the direct supervision of the Director of Peer and Veteran Support Services and will report to the Service area. This position will coordinate with peer services to help veterans in counties associated with Bluebonnet Trails Services service area.

The Military Veteran Peer Coordinator duties include providing peer services, community outreach, and providing resources for the service member, veterans, and their families. Assist with budget development, monthly and quarterly review of all information reported to the state. Supervise the provision of services by volunteers and monitor quality of services.

Exemplary communication skills are necessary to communicate with individuals served, accurately document service provision, and work with community/agency partners.  This position is one discipline of a multidisciplinary team and will be working closely with individuals they serve.  In addition to direct service, the person in this role may be asked to engage in program development or develop special projects.

Salary: $18.20 – $18.95/hr

Location: Guadalupe County
City
Guadalupe County
County
Guadalupe County
Credentials
Minimum Qualifications: Lived Experience with recovery from Mental Health challenges; Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist certification must be obtained within six months of employment; High School Diploma or equivalent, valid Texas Driver’s License and must maintain approved driving status throughout employment; must be a military veteran.

Preferred Qualifications: Currently Certified by the state of Texas as a Certified Mental Health Peer Specialist. Hold current certification in WRAP. Hold the following endorsements – Re-entry endorsement, Co-Occurring endorsement, Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) practitioner, Seeking Safety practitioner, IPS training, 3+ years’ experience working as a Mental Health Peer Specialist.

Salary Amount
$37,856 – 39,416/year
Closing Date
Open until filled

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