Peer Support Specialist

Part Time
Posted 6 months ago

HBHS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including BCBS of MS Health, UHC Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term and Short Term Disability, 401k with 5% Match, Paid Time Off and much more!

Job Summary: The Peer Support Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in the NFusion Program, in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as role models to peers, helping other consumers with skill building, goal setting, problem-solving and finding resources. This position reports to Program Director.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Must be a current or former consumer, or first-degree family member of an individual who has received treatment for and self-identifies as a consumer or former mental health consumer. Must demonstrate a minimum of six (6) months in self-directed recovery within the last year. Must attend and successfully pass the Certified Peer Support Specialist training. Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid Mississippi driver’s license and maintain proof of auto insurance. This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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