Peer Specialist

Salary: $12.00-$13.00/hr

City: Saint Louis

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Participate fully as a member of the treatment team
• Assertively outreach and engage current clients including those with co-occurring issues into agency treatment services
• Work with clients to identify and develop positive role models and support systems from all areas of life (work, church, family, 12 step support groups etc…)
• Provides services and assist co-workers, as assigned, in developing and supervising activities that addresses the needs of clients as well as conducting regularly scheduled personal enrichment/health and wellness, social skills building, therapy, educational/vocational and recreational/ leisure time activity groups in the community.
• Understands and utilizes the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation model to assist consumers in accessing resources and supports in the community such as the use of Network of Care, creating a Person Centered Plan or developing their own Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) by identifying strength and resources to aid in recovery.
• Understands and utilizes stages of recovery concepts and what helps the client at each stage.
• Complete assigned case records and report service activities accurately, comprehensively, and within required standards outlined per agency guidelines
• Provide support beyond the normal 40 hours depending on the needs of the team, and caseload as appropriate and approved by supervisor
• Complete required training hours as outlined by employee handbook, and maintain any licensure requirements if needed and provide timely documentation to HR Office
• Formulate a professional development plan yearly in order to acquire skills needed to be successful in job
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Job Qualifications and Requirements

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Requirements: Requirements:
• Former or present consumer of mental health services or a consumer of mental health and substance abuse services.
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Must have completed or will complete State of Missouri’s Department of Mental Health approved training program and standardized exam and maintain certification.
• First Aid, and CPR, and Med Tech certifications.
• Chauffer’s license, vehicle, and current insurance.
Physical Requirements:
• Able to stand, bend, kneel, lift (20-30 lbs), navigate steps or use appropriate accommodations, drive and be able to sit for hours at a time.


Send Resume To:

Tawana Chairs-Brown
tchairs-brown@placesforpeople.org

Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Salem

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths-based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.

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Requirements: Must either possess or have the ability to possess, within 30 days of hire, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) credential through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com). A Class E Driver’s License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency. Any lapsed certification or license may be grounds for discipline, removal from a position, or termination of employment.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be on any “do not hire” list with the Department of Mental Health or the Missouri Division of Family Services.


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Poplar Bluff

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths-based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.

http://www.semobh.org


Requirements: Must either possess or have the ability to possess, within 30 days of hire, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) credential through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com). A Class E Driver’s License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency. Any lapsed certification or license may be grounds for discipline, removal from a position, or termination of employment.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Support Specialist

Salary: N/A

City: Farmington

State: Missouri

Job Description:

Assist individuals served in their recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental illness. Support, encourage, and model recovery and resilience from substance use disorders and mental illness in ways that are specific to the needs of each individual. Provide individualized person-centered services with a recovery focus. Promote a strengths-based model and encourage the use of natural supports and enhanced community living. Assist in achieving goals and objectives set forth by the individual in their individualized treatment or recovery plan. Emphasize the opportunity for individuals to support each other as they move forward in their recovery.
Staff must demonstrate excellence in overall work performance; promote positive morale through a congenial, supportive attitude and by providing service to others; put forth an effort to improve self as well as to develop and recognize others; exhibit initiative, innovation and creativity resulting in improved operating efficiency of their work focus or the agency as a whole; enhance the image of the their department and the agency.

http://www.semobh.org


Requirements: Must either possess or have the ability to possess, within 30 days of hire, the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) credential through the Missouri Credentialing Board (www.missouricb.com). A Class E Driver’s License is required at the time of hiring or can be obtained within two weeks thereof. Certification in CPR/First Aid is required upon hiring or can be obtained shortly after hiring. Employees are required to maintain the certifications and/or licenses possessed when hired and those gained while an employee of this Agency. Any lapsed certification or license may be grounds for discipline, removal from a position, or termination of employment.
Must pass background check provided for the agency by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Family Care Safety Registry which includes the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Department of Health and Senior Services. Must not be


Send Resume To:

Justin West
jwest@semobh.org

Peer Recovery Mentor

Salary: 13.00

City: Jefferson City

State: MO

Job Description:

The Peer Recovery Mentor provides support to PFTP-CM families through loved experience and will encourage client engagement/retention in project; will utilize Motivational Interviewing and provide group support as needed. The incumbent will provide recovery-focused case management and rehabilitation support to grant families living with substance use concerns, mental/emotional disorders and environmental stressors. He/She will provide peer support and recovery-focused case assistance while serving as an advocate to provide information for families in emergency, outpatient and/or inpatient settings. The Peer Recovery Mentor will promote positive social support networks and aid with access to community meetings, appointments and/or agencies and attend these meetings with the grant clients to help advocate for the progress and recovery. ​

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Requirements: High School/GED.
Acquire and/or maintain Substance Abuse Credentials (CRPR minimum) at the highest level allowed by the Missouri Credentialing Board.
Peer Recovery Mentor must have at least 2 years of sustained sobriety and a positive relationship with the recovery community.
Individuals with lived experience dealing with substance use issues or relevant issues are strongly encouraged.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and current insurance.
Spanish speaking is preferred.


Send Resume To:

Kelli Kirmse
Kelli.Kirmse@pfh.org