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Prevention Specialist - Part Time
at Terros Health
- Job ID
- # of Openings
- Behavioral Health/Social Work
- Community Prevention
- Weekly Hours
Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Prevention Specialist part-time in our Community Prevention Program at our 35th Avenue location. The individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.
Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.
If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!
The part time Prevention Specialist must have or obtain knowledge of the Strategic Prevention Framework, as well as the State Prevention Framework. The Prevention Specialist is responsible for performing outreach activities, implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework and the State Prevention Framework as outlined per the RFP contract requirements and making referrals when appropriate. Duties per the programs strategic plan include (but are not limited to): outreach, youth development, policy change, delivering presentations, training, community organization, capacity building and have a basic understanding of data analysis. The Prevention Specialist will also perform related duties as assigned.
- GED/High school diploma
- BHT or able to meet requirement with a combination of education and prevention work experience
- Knowledge of science-based prevention models including the risk and protective factors and the community mobilization framework
- Experience in working with high risk youth populations and community members
- Knowledge of behavioral health managed care principles and practices
- Knowledge in utilization of personal computer
- Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 20 working days of assuming role.
- Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 21 years of age with minimum 3 years driving experience, and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy.
- Able to become CPR/First Aid Certified
- Able to become fingerprint certified in accordance with Arizona Department of Public Safety requirements
- Ability to interact well verbally to the general public by portraying critical thinking and communicating a positive attitude
- Flexibility and ability to work evenings and weekends if the Program Manager deems it necessary to achieve the objectives of the program
- Willing to work with all cultures and sub-cultures that comprise the population of Maricopa County in a non-judgmental and value clear manner
- Preferred - Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish