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Peer Specialist - Community Support Services

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5877

Status
Full-Time
Hours
37.5
Shift
Day
Has Benefits
Yes
Job Description
The Peer Specialist 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.

Required Education
1. A person with life experience which can be shared with other consumers. 2. Someone who views consumer needs with a high priority and who would be a strong advocate for them with other treatment providers.  3. Knowledge and experience in accessing community resources (such as; housing, medical, financial). 4. Someone who espouses a strong desire to help others.
5. Experience in Behavioral and/or medical health preferred. 6. Computer experience preferred.
- completion or enrolled in peer specialist certification program
Application Method
Apply Online

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