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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.

Requirements: 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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Company Description
The Blick Center, established in 1969, is a private, non-profit community agency that provides a variety of services for individuals with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs and other related conditions. Our dedicated staff works with over 1,500 people of all ages at the Clinic, school districts, various work sites and in residential homes throughout Summit County. Providing quality services that exceed expectations is our top priority.

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The Blick Center


640 West Market Street
Akron, OH
44303 USA