Peer Support Specialist – PACT

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago

Job Summary:  The Peer Support Specialist will perform a wide range of tasks to assist peers in the PACT Program, of all ages 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.  Reports to PACT Team Leader.

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 DMH Certified Peer Support Specialist training.   Good communication skills are necessary. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi 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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