Missouri Certified Peer Specialist

Salary: 13.00 hour

City: Joplin

State: MO

Job Description:

Lafayette House is seeking a Missouri Certified Peer Specialist to join our clinical team working with women and their children in our substance use disorder program. Qualified applicants must have a current Missouri Certification as Peer Specialist. This is a full-time position. Hours are flexible to include some evenings and weekends. Excellent benefits.

Resumes may be submitted through Indeed, visit our website to print an application, or apply in person M-F during regular business hours: 1809 Connor Avenue, Joplin. EOE-M/F/D/V

Certified Peer Specialist Responsibilities:
-Assists with client engagement by providing support, encouragement and education about available services and recovery supports.
-Utilizes personal experience and provides a role model for clients, promoting dialogues on recovery, resilience, and self-determination.
-Teaches and models symptom management including problem solving, de-escalation, conflict-resolution, and crisis intervention.
-Assists clients with developing and achieving goals by using existing supports and community resources.
-Accompanies and supports clients in educational, occupational, and/or advocacy-based community integration activities.
-Provides transportation and/or assistance with other supportive services needed to assist clients in achieving their treatment goals.
-Coordinates transition and discharge planning with clients and staff to ensure continued connections in recovery community.
-Provides crisis intervention services for hot-line callers.
-Maintains appropriate client records and confidentiality.
Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, qualifications, or requirements.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $13.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 per week

403(b) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


Requirements: Missouri Peer Specialist Certification

Send Resume To:

Teddy Brown