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Peer Specialist - Community Support Services

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5876

Location
530 North Main Street  Providence ,RI 
Status
Full-Time
Hours
37.5 Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
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. They 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 multiĀ­ disciplinary treatment team to identify, support, assess and address consumer's barriers to achieving goals and objectives. Transport consumers in own vehicle or Center van to planned activities and appointments if needed.
Required Education
1. Peer Specialist Certification or ability to obtain upon hire. 2. A person with life experience which can be shared with other consumers. 3. Someone who views consumer needs with a high priority and who would be a strong advocate for them with other treatment providers. 4. Knowledge and experience in accessing community resources (such as; housing, medical, financial). 5. Someone who espouses a strong desire to help others. 6. Experience in Behavioral and/or medical health preferred. 7. Computer experience preferred. 8. Valid driver's license and insured auto required.
Application Method
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