Job: Peer Specialist at Chesterfield CSB
Peer Specialist – Chesterfield CSB
High school diploma or GED; minimum of five years of sobriety; Peer Specialist Certification preferred or commitment to complete the training and associated work hours; prior work with jail-based populations preferred; experience leading and facilitating sober support groups and providing of individual support to attain and maintain sobriety preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.
Provide group support in abstinence and criminal free lifestyles within the jail setting. Follow evidence based curriculum. Provide experience and encouragement for obtaining and sustaining treatment for SUD and/or MI both while in jail and post release. Assist and support other mental health professionals in a team based approach. Complete all assigned documentation in a timely manner. Perform other work as required. An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Hiring a Diverse and Bilingual Workforce.
Grant-funded through April, 2019. Shift varies 20 hours/week.