The Parent Partner (PP) is a parent or guardian with lived experience of caring for a child who has a mental health diagnosis. The Parent Partner uses their lived experience to connect with other parents/guardians of children with mental health concerns. The PP encourages engagement, empowerment and self-advocacy for families and assists families in making informed decisions.The Parent Partner provides families information about services, referrals, trainings, case management, informal support, parent skills [SLS1] and assistance in better understanding and navigating the systems the children are a part of (school, mental health, criminal justice, etc) services. As a member of the treatment team, the PP works towards improving the treatment outcomes of children's mental health services. The Parent Partner provides general consultation to staff and ensures each family is heard and their individual needs are being addressed and met by the mental health providers.
Hours: Full-time. Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Salary: $17.22 per hour.
Sign-on incentive: Integral Care looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.
Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis county residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!
Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)