Peer Support Specialist - The Bridge : Job Details

Peer Support Specialist

The Bridge

Job Location : Dallas, TX, USA

Posted on : Wed, 27 Feb 2019 22:02:23 GMT

Job Description :
Peer Support Specialist

The Peer Support Specialist provides a variety of recovery-oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer supports to facilitate greater independence, community integration and recovery from homelessness. The Peer Support Specialist by definition is a person in recovery who will utilize their personal recovery experience to instill a sense of hope and optimism in persons in recovery, promote and contribute to the development of a culture of recovery and empowerment within and outside of The Bridge and will uphold the integrity of program goals. In addition, the Peer Support Specialist will complete detailed and accurate case notes and other reports to document program measures including, but not limited to National Outcome Measures devised by SAMHSA.

Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • High School Diploma, or GED required
  • Minimum One (1) year collective engagement in mental health recovery services
  • Capacity to attend a Peer Specialist Certification Training, and qualify for State Board Certification Examination

Employees at the Bridge enjoy

  • PTO (which includes, sick, vacation, and holiday)
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Long Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401k with company matching

To apply:

Submit a resume to James King, jking@bridgenorthtexas.org. No phone calls please.

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