Job postings for Peer Supporters
Peer Supporter must maintain long-term stable recovery; be willing to publicly self-identify as being in recovery from a mental health, substance use and or addiction disorder; be willing to share his or her own story of recovery; be able to obtain and maintain State Certification and/or licensing requirements
We are currently seeking to hire a full-time Recovery Residence Manager at our new all-male Sober Living Residence. This position requires a self-starting, detail-oriented individual with leadership skills and a passion for helping others recover from a substance use disorder.
The Peer Specialist is a member of a multidisciplinary team and is or has been a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness. Because of life experience with mental illness and mental health services, the Peer Specialist provides expertise that professional training cannot replicate. Peer Specialists are fully integrated team members who provide highly individualized services in the community and promote client self-determination and decision making. The Peer Specialist is responsible for delivery of Peer Support services in an outpatient and community-based setting for adults with severe mental illness. The Peer Specialist embraces, develops and implements recovery-based principles with consumers, staff, Western and the community. Acts as a positive role model through good work ethic, fairness, flexibility and commitment to appropriate and direct communications; demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for Western’s mission and vision.