Peer Support Specialist

Salary: $14.00-$17.00

City: Dittmer

State: MO Missouri

Job Description:

Activities provided by the Peer Specialist emphasize the acquisition, development, and expansion of the rehabilitation skills needed to move forward in substance use or co-occurring recovery. Interventions are built on the unique relationship between the Peer Specialist, the individual served, and his or her family unit. Peer Support Specialists will conduct individual sessions and help to develop written recovery plan with member to follow after discharge from residential treatment. They will also connect members with support groups/12-step meetings in their community and conduct follow up phone calls in order to support continuity of care and transition to next program.

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Requirements: EDUCATION:

High school diploma or GED as well as Certification through Missouri Certification Board

EXPERIENCE:

Self identify as a present or former primary client of substance use services.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Certified as a Peer Support Specialist through the Missouri Credentialing Board

Valid State of Missouri Driver’s License

CPR and First Aid Certified

CPI Certified

KNOWLEDGE AND TRAINING REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE:

Knowledge of the Principles and Practices of the discipline.

Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.

Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication & Written skills.

Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality laws.

Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies.

Knowledge of Workplace Violence.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

Self identify as a present or former primary client of substance use services.

Familiar with community recovery support resources

Passing background check or acquisition of exemption letter from Missouri Department of Behavioral Health

Position will work Sunday – Thursday


Send Resume To:

Sandy Zoellner
szoellner@sanalake.com