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Peer Specialist ACT/ACT TAY in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $15.00/hourly

Compass Health Network is looking for a  Peer Specialist to ignite the spark of hope that recovery is possible while promoting skills for coping with and managing symptoms and encouraging the use of natural supports and enhancement of community living skills.

Responsibilities of a Peer Specialist ACT/ACT TAY                

• Sharing lived experiences of recovery, sharing and supporting the use of recovery tools and modeling successful recovery behaviors
• Helping individuals recognize their capacity for resilience
• Helping individuals to connect with other consumers and with their community at large
• Helping individuals who have mental illnesses and substance use disorders develop a network for information and support
• Assisting individuals to make independent choices and to take a proactive role in their treatment
• Assisting individuals with identifying strengths and personal resources to aid in their recovery and helping individuals set and achieve recovery goals
• Participates as a member of the treatment team, giving input on client Wellness Plans and treatment team decisions
• Assist client with transportation as clinically indicated; Driving is an essential function of this position

 

Job Requirements

 QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

High School/GED required

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• Must self-identify as a person with lived experience of a behavioral health disorder; either a mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorder
• Must be able to pass a background check or request an exception to the findings
• Must complete a state-approved training program, pass a standardized examination, complete certification process within 60 days of hire date, and must maintain ongoing certification as a Certified Peer Specialist through the MCB (MO). Required only when applicable.
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Certified Peer Specialist

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.