This position is relied upon to network at the state and national level, and is responsible for bringing new ideas and programs that promote recovery statewide and to management.
The ideal candidate for this position must be a person with lived experience in behavioral health, as well as providing peer support, and a familiarity and history of working with the Peer Community in Washington State.
Office of Recovery Partnerships Senior Manager is responsible for administrating and overseeing: statewide recovery policy; multiple state partnerships and collaborations; and serves as the Point of Contact and Subject Matter Expert for the Division on peer and recovery partnerships.
The Office of Recovery Partnerships, Senior Manager is part of senior leadership and reports directly to the Division Director of DBHR and plays an active role in executive meetings to promote the principles of recovery and resilience.
The position has expertise not only of the behavioral health field, but the unique expertise of a person with lived experience with the public behavioral health system. The impact of this position’s recommendations directly affects the agency’s quality of services, effectiveness, efficiency, and risk reduction. The function of the position includes providing innovative and creative solutions to short-term and strategic problems from the Position’s expertise.
This position supports the mission of the organization by providing the invaluable voice, perspective, and advocacy of a person in personal recovery. The position functions at the executive level to provide expertise in recovery and resiliency outcomes. The position must communicate statewide with a broad spectrum of participants and other stakeholders, gathering information, perspective, and understanding of the state of services in a manner not feasible by other means.
The position supports the mission of the organization by promoting recovery-oriented services throughout HCA, through management activities, events, and in activating others in recovery in promotion efforts.
The position networks with other national and state organizations and is responsible for bringing new ideas and programs that promote recovery to both participants statewide and to management. The position is responsible for working with state and national organizations, such as the Division of Recovery Support Services (DRSS), NAMI, the National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy, SAMHSA, United Peers of Washington, Washington Recovery Alliance, and PeerLink Oregon, among others.
Some of what this position does:
Required Education, Experience, and Competencies.
10 years of experience in peer services, behavioral health or substance abuse counseling, professional employment in peer-run programs, behavioral health, or human services programs, or other closely related professional experience.
Associate degree in general studies, behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, or related field AND five years of relevant experience in peer services, behavioral health or substance abuse counseling, or professional employment in peer-run programs, behavioral health, or human services programs, or other closely related professional experience;
Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, business administration, public administration, or related field AND three years of relevant experience in peer services, behavioral health or substance abuse counseling, or professional employment in peer-run programs, behavioral health, or human services programs, or other closely related professional experience;.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
What we have to offer:
Our Division’s DEI philosophy:
The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery value and seek diversity, equity, and inclusion as integral to the behavioral health field. We support, embrace and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness, promote inclusion and commit to remove systemic barriers that affect our workforce, our providers, and the people that receive prevention, treatment, and/or recovery support services.