Certified Peer Support Specialist (Youth Mobile Response) - FT - Stark County

Location: Stark
Type: FT

Position Description

Seeking a Certified Peer Support Specialist to provide peer support activities in Stark County. This position is a role model to peers, exhibiting competency in personal recovery and the use of coping skills, serving as an advocate, and providing information about peer support to care givers and family members encountered during Mobile Youth encounters.  This person performs a wide range of tasks to help Mobile Youth Program parents and care giver peers regain greater independence within the community and ownership over their own recovery process by using a variety of techniques.  Certified Peer Support Specialists provide guidance, hope, and support toward recovery through personal experience and growth and on a reciprocal basis. 

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma and completed required state peer support training program. Preferred candidates will have lived experience as a family member of a recipient of behavioral healthcare services in addition to personal lived experience. Minimum one year demonstrated personal recovery experience. Must be eligible for an NPI number and an Ohio Medicaid number for billing purposes.  Must have and maintain excellent driving record. Prefer candidates with a BA and two-year experience working in community, with persons with mental illness and two years demonstrated personal recovery experience.

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off and more. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. E.O.E. persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing careers@colemanservices.org with the subject line “Accommodation Request”.

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