COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.
Reentry Peer / Case Manager
The Recovery Services (RS) Reentry Peer / Case Manager will be a valuable position in our Reentry program and is responsible for providing case management services to participants within the Program. The Reentry Peer / Case Manager will act as an advocate for the participant providing resources, case management, transportation as well as working with participants on pre- and post-treatment planning.
Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Maintains a relationship with all partnering agencies and referral sources.
Coordinates with referral sources, involved family members, community agencies and other treatment providers to provide the best treatment and case management options for the individual participant’s needs.
Understands and uses Trauma Informed and Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques.
Provides motivational interviewing, social, and emotional support to participants within Reentry program.
Provides peer support to Reentry participants that includes linkages to employment, housing, education, and community resources as needed.
Works directly and communicates with the Reentry Supervisor regarding waitlist rosters and collateral information prior to intakes.
Conducts admission, intake, and orientation for participants who are entering the Chanlyut Recovery and Reentry program.
Assists participants in identifying case management services; as needed, in accordance to best practices to provide linkage and advocacy that participants need. To include coordinating referrals that pertain to employment, mental health, housing, medical with local community clinics, social service agencies, continuing care and provide follow-up on all referrals made.
Works with participants to develop and update personalized plans prior to program completion to ensure participants leave the program with a clear plan for continued housing, employment, support and treatment needs.
Attends all relevant trainings and direct support meetings.
Participate in training in areas related to improvement of service delivery.
Attends staff meetings and works collaboratively with other staff in case staffing/review.
Transport participants on assigned activities, case management services and outings as needed.
Maintains a respectful relationship with participants, former participants, family members and peers.
Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient with PCs and standard office equipment.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload.
Strong public speaking and organizational skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Observes participants rights to confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities.
Demonstrated ability and experience conducting individual and group sessions.
Excellent time management skills.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to be cross-trained in any aspect of the program.
Must have strong attention to detail and accuracy of fact reporting.
Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Associates degree in Human Services or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
Alaska Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification (CDC I) or able to obtain within one year of hire.
Ability to obtain security clearance to access all DOC facilities and continue to remain in compliance with all State of Alaska requirements associated with having access to correctional facilities.
If in recovery, one year of continuous sobriety prior to hire and active and continuing participation in a recovery support program, such as a 12-step program.
Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.
Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory state and federal background check.
Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.
The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.