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Peer Support Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Roseburg , OR 97470

Posted 2 months ago

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One peer specialist is located in the North Bend Outpatient Clinic, three positions in Roseburg, two in the Acute Psych Unit (APU), and one in the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP).

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Responsibilities

The Peer Specialist is responsible for keeping the Mental Health team informed of high-risk behaviors and other concerns for the Veteran by attending and participating in scheduled case conferences and team meetings. They will provide practical assistance, as needed and appropriate to Veterans including but not limited to:

  • Accompanying the Veteran to clinical appointments and self-help group meetings and other activities as determined by self-identified Veterans recovery goals

  • Driving Veterans

  • Assisting the Veteran with access to vocational training and employment resources

  • Identifying Veteran interest, encouraging participation in and connecting to appropriate recreational activities

  • Helping Veterans articulate concerns and advocate effectively for themselves with providers

  • Modeling skills for positive lifestyle and community engagement

  • Facilitating group as appropriate to the knowledge and skill of the Peer Support Specialist

  • Providing education to Veterans and treatment team members about the Recovery and Wellness model of care

Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 0800-0430pm

Compressed/Flexible: Not available

Telework: Not vailable

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Peer Support Specialist/00065A,00066A,00067A,00068A,00069A

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
9

  • Job family (Series)
    0102 Social Science Aid and Technician

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

  • Valid Oregon Driver's LIcense within 60 days of employment

Qualifications

for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/12/2018.

GS-6

To qualify at the GS-6 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level in the Federal Service closely related to the work of this position that has given me the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Peer Support Specialist. At this level you can work from specific instructions for the performance of routine duties and detailed instructions and training in performance of the routine functions. Your work has been closely monitored including having work checked in progress and reviewing completed work for accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to instructions or procedures. OR you must have successfully completed six (6) months of graduate education in a degree program directly related to the work of this position. Transcripts (unofficial) are required at time of application; OR you must have successfully completed a one (1) year post-bachelor's degree internship directly related to the work of this position (must be fully documented within your resume).

GS-7

To qualify for this position at the GS-7 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level in the Federal Service closely related to the work of this position that has given me the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Peer Support Specialist. At this level, routine work has been completed with minimal supervisory oversight and review, however close supervision will have been provided for complex and unusual tasks. OR, you must have successfully completed one (1) year of graduate education in a degree program directly related to the work of this position. Transcripts (unofficial) are required at time of application.

GS-08

To qualify for this position at the GS-8 level you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal Service closely related to the work of this position that has given me the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Peer Support Specialist. At this level you can work with general instructions for the performance of routine duties and detailed instructions and/or training in performance of the non-routine functions and special assignments. Non-routine/novel work will have been reviewed by spot checking and after completion to evaluate the adequacy of methods, procedures, results, ability to solve new and changing problems, etc.; OR you must have successfully completed one and one half (1-1/2) years of graduate education in a degree program directly related to the work of this position. Transcripts (unofficial) are required at time of application.

GS-09

To qualify for this position at the GS-9 level you must have At least one 1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-8 level in the Federal Service closely related to the work of this position that has given me the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Peer Support Specialist. At this level work will have been performed with considerable independence and you are responsible for making recommendations to the interdisciplinary treatment team that can be relied on or soundness of judgment and maturity of insight on problem cases. OR, you must have successfully completed two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.

Transcripts (unofficial) are required at time of application.

If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5;

  • For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5;
  • For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-6;
  • For a GS-8 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7;
  • For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-8 .

The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: assist Veterans in articulating personal goals for recovery with one to one and group sessions, assist Veterans in identifying their skills, strengths, supports and the resources needed in achieving those goals; works with Veterans to develop and implement personal recovery plans. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. Please see grade specific education requirements above.. OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Communication

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The work is primarily sedentary. Typically, the employee will sit to do work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, accessing transportation, and/ or driving of a government vehicle. The work may require occasional use of appropriate techniques to physically restrain clients who present a danger to self or others.

Selected applicants will be required to complete preemployment physical which is susceptible to drug testing and background investigation to include fingerprint check.

Education

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.


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Peer Support Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs