Job Postings for Peer Supporters

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Behavioral Peer Support Specialist

Peer support specialists roles include assisting their peers in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills, helping them monitor their progress, supporting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self-help strategies based on the specialist’s own recovery experience, supporting them in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services, and developing and implementing recovery plans

PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The Mental Health Center is currently recruiting for a part – time Peer Support Specialist in our Billings Group Home. The Peer Support Specialist must be a current or previous consumer of mental health services and have first hand knowledge and life experience coping with the symptoms of mental illness, the recovery process and stigmatism associated with mental illness. The Peer Support Specialist provides peer counseling, support and encouragement to clients, acts as a liaison with community resources, assists with rehabilitation and support functions, assists with treatment and assists clients with daily living skills. Peer Support Certification required prior to hiring.

Preferred qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent. Requires effective verbal and written communication skills, flexibility, the ability to manage multiple duties, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and the ability to develop a supportive relationship while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Position open until filled.

MACT Certified Peer Support Specialist

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center in Glasgow, Montana is seeking a full time MACT Certified Peer Support Specialist. 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 the 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, EMCMHC, 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 EMCMHC’s mission and vision. Salary: $13-$16/hr.

Peer Support – Butte

Responsible for delivery of peer support services in a foster care or group home setting for adults with severe to moderate mental illness, or co-occurring disorders. Embrace, develop, and implement recovery based principals with clients, staff, agency, and the community. Peer support specialists must be willing to be open about their recovery status whether it is as a person in recovery or who have lived experiences of mental health and or substance use disorders. Peer Support Specialist must demonstrate sustained and stable recovery for a period of at least 2 years.

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. 

 

PACT Certified Peer Support Specialist – Helena (several postitions available)

Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to help clients develop a personal recovery plan and identify opportunities to provide support as clients work to achieve their recovery goals.  Promotes client self-determination and decision-making. Models competency in recovery and maintaining ongoing wellness.  Monitors and supports client through regular visits and reports progress or concerns to the treatment team.  Helps clients set and achieve meaningful goals in the areas of behavioral health recovery, education, daily living skills, substance use, relationships, productivity, and leisure. Links clients to resources identified within the wellness recovery plan.  Works with other members of the treatment team to develop an effective support system for the consumer. Performs medication delivery, works rotating weekday and weekends and must pass medication test.

 

Works within the overall treatment team and plan of care to encourage individuals to communicate about their addiction with family, friends, and others as appropriate as well as to be actively engaged with recovery support services. Assists individuals to better understand their illness and guide them to connect with community services and work environment with a clear understanding of boundaries. Helps individuals identify and recognize abilities, strengths, and resources (both internal and external) and use them to achieve their recovery goals. Communicates with the treatment team and keeps the team apprised of patient status as relates to peer support services.

The Peer Specialist is an active member of the Emergency Department Crisis Team and provides peer support services to patients in a behavioral health crisis. Under supervision, provides consumer information and peer support for clients in outpatient and inpatient settings. Is or has been a recipient of behavioral health services mental illness and/or substance abuse treatment. Acts as a positive role model through good work ethic, fairness, flexibility and commitment to appropriate and direct communication, demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for Bozeman Health’s mission and vision, and embraces, develops, and implements recovery-based principles with consumers, peers, and the community.

The Peer Support Specialist will through sharing their own experiences guide others through the recovery journey using mentoring, coaching, and partnering with community resources.

Recovery Support Specialist

The Recovery Support Specialist team will cover the hours of 5pm – 7 am. Currently we are looking for a Part Time position that will work Fridays from 6am – 8pm, and Sundays from 5 pm – 12am, which is around 21 weekly hours. This position may cover shifts, and as our company grows, we expect this to become a full time position.

General responsibilities include being a support for counselors and instructors during the evening. Performing duties such as supervision of clients and ensuring adherence to policy and behavior guidelines.

Peer Specialist-Fort Harrison

The Peer Specialist functions as an interdisciplinary team member, assisting physicians and other professional/non-professional personnel in a rehabilitation treatment program. Peer specialists perform a variety of therapeutic and supportive tasks that include assisting Veterans in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills, helping them monitor their progress, assisting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self-help strategies based on the peer specialist’s own recovery experience, and supporting them in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.

General responsibilities include being a support for counselors and instructors during the evening. Performing duties such as supervision of clients and ensuring adherence to policy and behavior guidelines.