Peer Support Specialist

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Location:

Lincoln, NE 

Category:

Case Management, Consumer Professional, Other Behavioral Health Positions
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Job Views:

58

Zip Code:

68503

Employment Type:

Full time

Loan Forgiveness?:

No

Posted:

06.15.2017
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Job Description:

CenterPointe is looking for a ful-time Peer Support Specialist to join our Outpatient Team!  This peer expert will utilize their personal experiences and knowledge to assist others in navigating their recovery journey.  Check out a summary below, or to read a full job description, click here!
 

WHO YOU ARE  

A positive, outgoing team player who is passionate about helping others to succeed in their treatment.  You understand the delicate and vital balance between professional boundaries and peer support services, and you excel at building strong rapport with others.  Using your own experiences, knowledge, and outstanding organizational skills, you navigate complex resources and systems with ease in order to benefit the persons served.​
   

WHAT YOU'LL DO  

- Screen consumers interested in services to assist the team in determining the most appropriate level(s) of care or services for each individual

- Provide peer counseling and support, promote hope and empowerment, advocacy, and problem-solving with consumers


- Utilize your personal insight as an expert in the recovery process, symptom management, and client choice to engage persons served in their own treatment

- Identify and address barriers that are preventing consumers from engaging in services

- Work cooperatively as a team member to suggest appropriate changes in treatment plans to ensure that immediate and appropriate interventions are provided


WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU

-  Limitless potential for ongoing CEUs, professional training, professional growth/development, and career advancement

The opportunity to positively impact the lives of dozens of adults every day who receive outpatient services as they work to turn their lives around

-  Flexible scheduling and generous time off policies (including accrued vacation and sick time, personal days, 8 annual holidays, and your birthday off every year!)

-  Very competitive pay

- A group of talented professionals to work with, in a positive, progressive work environment


-  Outstanding benefits, including: affordable health insurance, dental, and vision plans; free Group Life Insurance, AD&D and LTD policies; 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution; and more!


WHAT YOU'LL NEED

- High school diploma and two or more years of experience in working with adults who are struggling with or have severe and persistent mental illness.

BS in psychology, social work, counseling, or other related field preferred.

Education in recovery principles (formal training in a recognized peer support program preferred).

Must have a persistent mental illness and have received mental health services. 

- Demonstrate self-knowledge and management of their own mental illness; must be well along in their recovery. 

Licensing or other requirements:
Valid Nebraska driver’s license with clean DMV record.  
 


CenterPointe is an EEO Employer; candidates from diverse backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, ages, etc. are encouraged to apply!  



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CenterPointe 2633 P St
Lincoln, NE, United States

Phone: 4024758717
Web Site: www.centerpointe.org

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