(Certified) Peer Specialist Team 1B
The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5879
530 North Main St Providence ,RI
37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Weekend & Holiday Shift
The (Certified) 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. 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 experience in Behavioral and/or medical health preferred. Computer experience preferred.
High School or GED required. Associates degree preferred. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete within the first year REQUIRED. This position may require driving. Must have valid driver's license, current inspection sticker, registration and insured auto.