Peer Support Specialist - Continuum, Health Path
The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5455
The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) provides peer support services, serves as a consumer advocate, provides consumers with written and experiential information and resources to promote recovery. The CPS will perform a wide range of tasks which will assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their recovery process. They will work within a multi-disciplinary treatment team to identify, support, assess and address consumer’s barriers to achieving goals and objectives.
A person with life experience which can be shared with other consumers. Someone who views consumer needs with a high priority and who would be a strong advocate for them with other treatment providers. Knowledge and experience in accessing community resources (such as; housing, medical, financial…). Someone who espouses a strong desire to help others. Experience in Behavioral and/or medical health preferred. Computer experience preferred.