Peer Specialist

Johnston & Pawtucket, RI 02903

Posted: 11/30/2018 Industry: Health & Human Services Job Number: 1262

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Lifespan. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.

COMPANY NAME:   Lifespan

JOB TITLE:  Peer Specialist

LOCATION:  Johnston & Pawtucket

HOURS:  1st shift, M-F, 8am-4: 30pm – some nights & weekends may be necessary

Key Responsibilities:

The main goal for the Peer Specialist is to provide direct mental health services to clients and to serve as a role model for clients.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Teach & support skills needed to facilitate individual recovery
  • Promote service options, choices, and resources within the community
  • Be supportive of recovering person when in crisis, as part of the treatment team
  • Act as a role model to persons in recovery to inspire hope, share life experiences, and lessons learned as a person in recovery

Successful candidates will have:
  • Completed & passed a Peer Specialist certification program
  • 3 years’+ paid or voluntary work experience or 1 year post-secondary education
  • Prior experience managing mental health and/or substance abuse issues
  • Display strong boundaries with clients

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Lifespan will make the final hiring decisions.

WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Evelyn Miller

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