Position title
Peer Support Specialist - Addiction Services

The Peer Specialist will help lead LIFECORE; Addiction Services to excellence by:   providing support services to clients with serious mental illnesses in the Recovery Support Services program.

  • Assist clients in articulating personal goals for recovery.
  • Serve as a recovery agent by providing and advocating for any effective recovery based services that will aid the client in daily living.
  • Collaborate with treatment team.
  • The PS will maintain a working knowledge of current trends and developments in the mental health field.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Department of Mental Health Peer Support Specialist Certification
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of the Recovery process and the ability to facilitate recovery using established standardized mental health processes.
  • Knowledge and skill to teach and engage in basic problem solving strategies to support individual clients in self-directed recovery.
  • Knowledge of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and the ability to assist the client to address symptoms using strategies such as positive self-talk.
  • Knowledge and skill sufficient to use community resources necessary for independent living and ability to teach those skills to other individuals with mental illness.
  • Knowledge of how to establish and sustain self-help and educational groups by soliciting input from the mental health consumers on their strengths and interests.
  • Class C Driver’s License
  • Experience in computer software systems and EMR proficient
  • A minimum of one (1) year non-abusive use of substances is required for all individuals.
Job Benefits
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
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Duration of employment
Health Care
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