Job: Peer Recovery Specialist at Hampton-Newport News CSB
Peer Recovery Specialist I – Same Day Access
Hampton-Newport News CSB
REQ NUMBER BEH-18-00069
Same Day Access allows individuals seeking services for mental health needs/diagnosis and/or substance use disorders to walk in without an appointment and be seen the same day for registration and a clinical assessment. After the clinical assessment, the individual will be linked to appropriate service(s) within the agency.
Peer Recovery Specialist I provides peer support; serves as a consumer advocate; carries out support functions. The Peer Recovery Specialist may assist individuals with basic physical, financial, social, personal, and recovery needs. Services carried out by the Peer Recovery Specialist I include monitoring, advocacy, daily living support, and similar functions.
High School Diploma or GED AND must be a person who has experienced a mental health and/or substance use condition and who has made progress in learning about and managing his or her condition and in developing a life outside of, or in addition to, this condition. Must successfully pass all required trainings within the first 15 days of employment. Valid Driver’s License.
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