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Peer Recovery Specialist

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. New Castle, DE
  • Posted: 11 days ago
  • Temporary
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is seeking a Peer Recover Specialist - Encampment in New Castle, DE. The peer specialist serves as an integral part of our client’s team that provides an array of services to individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues. The selected individual will work with an encampment team to work with homeless individuals.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an advocate for the individual
  • Provides emotional and psychological support to individuals with mental illness, substance use disorders and /or co-occurring disorders
  • Maintain contact with the individual and follows through with linkages to applicable community resources
  • May conduct periodic well-being home visits and/or phone calls for a specific time through phone calls, emails, and/or visits as determined in the treatment plan
  • Provide brief intervention, support and guidance to the next applicable level of care and/or assist with the attainment of eligible benefits
  • May facilitate peer support groups with Peer Coordinator.
  • Provide support to families of the consumer
  • Maintain progress notes and provide timely and accurate documentation that meets requirements

General responsibilities:

  • Contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and lived experiences
  • Develops collaborative partnerships with community organizations
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Serves as a positive role model for the consumer
  • Maintain boundaries with the service population to determine risk and safety while balancing the best interest of the consumer

Education/Certifications/Experience:

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred; attain peer certification within 1 year of employment. The candidate shall self-identify as it relates to behavioral health and related challenges.

M-F 8:30 - 5:00

EOE

Premier Staffing Source, Inc.

Premier Staffing Source, Inc. provides each customer with a staffing solution designed to effectively contribute to their organizational goals. At our core is the goal to impact every customer through the placement of the best talent available. We recognize that having the people with the right skills and experience is the difference between reaching your goals or acquiring an unnecessary burden. Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is your single source for acquiring professional and technical staffing talent. Our experienced team of staffing consultants effectively works with organizations to optimize current personnel resources. Through the integration of its staffing solutions, organizations realize priorities in a timely manner. The company offers competitive rates, friendly service and comprehensive service which include: Contract Staffing Direct Hire Payroll Services Contract-to-Hire Premier Staffing Source, Inc. is an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer

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