Job postings for Peer Supporters

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Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist Helena

This position is part of a team responsible for providing peer support services to persons with mental illness and/or substance abuse problems. The Peer Support Specialist promotes client self-determination and decision-making. In consultation with the YWCA Helena program team and agency therapeutic staff, the Peer Support Specialist will model competency in recovery and maintaining ongoing wellness. S/He will help clients set and achieve meaningful goals in the areas of mental health, substance use recovery, education, daily living skills, relationships, productivity, and leisure. Service provision will focus on working with clients to enhance and sustain their recovery.  The Peer Support Specialist assists YWCA Helena clients either individually or in groups.

Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist – Certified Miles City

Functions as a core member of the outreach team. The peer support specialist is responsible for providing and coordinating warm handoffs and mentoring to patients or potential patient families who are expecting or have children up to age two (2), who are impacted by SUD (substance use disorder) and in need of behavioral health services.  The Peer Support Specialist (PSS) is expected to be a specialist and a generalist as he/she provides re-entry support in addition to providing experience-based input to guide the implementation of the strategic plan according to the community’s unique needs.

PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST-Billings

The Mental Health Center is currently recruiting for apart – 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.

MACT Certified Peer Support Specialist

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center in Miles City, 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 Specialist

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center now hiring in Custer County

This position is a full time hourly position with flexible days and
hours to meet client needs. The candidates should identify as being in
long term stable recovery from a mental health, substance use or
addiction diagnosis.
Previous experience in peer support is not required but the ability to
share your recovery story as an inspiration to others is. Extensive
training is provided. Good communication and computer skills along with
reliable transportation, a clean driving record and the ability to pass a
criminal background check are also required. Starts at $12-$15 per hour

Peer Support Specialist-Polson

Providence is calling a Peer Support Specialist to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable. In this position you will: Apply personal experience of recovery and recovery services to complete small projects or conduct a series of tasks with a limited degree of supervision; Work with participant to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion; Support and teach recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness …Read full description on the Providence website.

Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist

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

PACT Peer Support- Missoula

PACT Peer Support-Kalispell

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.

Peer Support Specialist – Hamilton

Peer Support Specialist – Bozeman

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.

Peer Support Specialist – Great Falls

Works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to help consumers to 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. Coaches and supports clients who are developing the necessary skills for integration into the community. Advocates for clients working in recovery that are developing life skills and building confidence to attain goals. Interacts with referral contacts within the community. Links clients to resources identified within the wellness recovery plan. Models competency in recovery and maintaining ongoing wellness. Monitors and supports client through peer support and reports progress or concerns to the treatment team. May participate with Crisis Response Team calls.

MACT Certified Peer Support Specialist – Havre, Conrad, Shelby, Cut Bank

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, weekends and must pass medication test.

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

PACT Certified Peer Support Specialist – Great Falls

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.

Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist (CBPHSS) encourage, motivate and support patients through sharing their own experiences and assist patients to exercise control over their lives and recovery through mentoring, coaching, and connecting patients with resources. CBPHSS ensures that the needs of the patient from a peer perspective are heard and considered in all decision making processes that would affect their treatment. Assure adherence to state statutes and rules, CARF standards, and federal regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. Positively represents the organization and promotes Rimrock’s Mission to the community.

Helena – PACT Certified Peer Support Specialist

The PACT Peer Specialist uses their personal recovery experience as a tool to both support individuals receiving services from the team in all aspects of their recovery and support the PACT team in working with program participants from strengths-based perspective. Provide peer counseling and support, drawing on common experiences as a peer, to validate clients’ experiences and provide guidance and encouragement to take responsibility and actively participate in their own recovery on an individual and group basis. Provide practical help and supports, mentoring, advocacy, coordination, side-by-side individualized support, problem solving, direct assistance, and supervision to help clients obtain the necessities of daily living including medical and dental health care, legal and advocacy services, financial supports such as entitlements, housing subsidies, money-management services, and transportation.

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.