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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

The Blick Center Akron, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Peer Recovery Support Specialist:

The Blick Center is searching for a Part-time Peer Recovery Support Specialist.  This position will be responsible for providing outreach, support and recovery check-ups to older adults struggling with addiction. Work can be done from the office and/or in the community while under the general supervision of a clinical supervisor.

Additional responsibilities will include linking consumers to support groups, treatment programs, and community resources; assisting consumers in crisis situations; and facilitating recovery-oriented group and individual supportive intervention services in conjunction with intensive out-patient/aftercare programming.

  • High School Diploma or GED is required as well as a valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation and a strong knowledge of 12-Step programs and resources in the community.
  • Experience or prior training is preferred.
  • Must have one year of continuous sobriety/clean time and be able to pass a drug/alcohol screening.  

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: Fee for service hourly rate
Experience: personal recovery: 1 year (Required)
Education: High school or equivalent (Required)
 License: Driver's License and PRSS Certification (Required)

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About The Blick Center:

The Blick Center is an interdisciplinary service provider. Our non-profit agency offers a continuum of high quality services that educate, strengthen and support children, adolescents, adults and their families. Blick Center is certified as a Mental Health Agency with Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services and as a Supported Living and Medicaid Waiver Provider with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.We provide counseling services both on site and in the community, developmental therapies, a variety of day programs and residential services throughout Akron and the surrounding area. To apply, please go to our website and apply on our employment page.

The Blick Center


Akron, OH