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Peer Support Specialist

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This position is part-time, 30 hours per week.  Benefit eligible.

Job Code: PSP
Posted On: Monday, 20th November 2017
Location: Avery Center
Newland
360 Beech Street, Newland, NC 28657
Job Type:
Hourly
Education: High School
Travel:

Job Description:

Summary:

An individual who is or has been a recipient of mental health services with a mental illness. Provides highly individualized services in the community and promotes individual self-determination and decision making. Under indirect supervision, provides consumer education and individual/system advocacy, Self Help skills, Pre-crisis support, Housing assistance, Education/employment support, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) plan support, and independent/social skills support.

Education/Experience:

Peer Support services are delivered by staff who have the life experience of being diagnosed with a serious mental illness or substance addiction problem, and are currently in recovery, stable, and living without relapses. The Peer Support has a high school diploma, or GED and a minimum of one year of life experience with a serious mental illness or substance addiction. The Peer Support also self identifies as an individual with a psychiatric or addictions disability.  The Peer Specialist also demonstrates at least one full year in his/her own life without crisis, relapse, or psychiatric or substance abuse inpatient treatment, or criminal justice involvement and may not be a family member or related to the consumer.  Must be a Certified Peer Support Specialist in NC.

Preferred Skills:

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