Peer Support Specialist

We are looking for an individual wanting to jump start their career in the Mental Health Field. The position I have open is one called Peer Support Specialist. This individual must be energic, passionate and knowledgable in the Mental Health Field that wants to impact the lives in people in our community in the San Diego, CA area.

Typical Duties:

Acts as an ambassador to the program by welcomin, Providing orientation, and engage prospective clients to the program.
Utlilizes experiences as a recipent of mental health services to enhance recovery efforts of clients within the program.
Promotes and models the concept of recovery to program participants.
Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team and shares practical insight related to illness management, life skills, and the lifelong revovery process.
Acts as an adovacte for the client when appropriate.
May assist clients by driving to appointments, benefits applications, assessing social service needs.

Required skills and Qualifications:

High School diploma/GED or some college strongly preferred
Must have experience in recovery as a consumer or family member of a consumer of mental health services.
Proficiency in MS Office applications
Valid California Drivers License
Ability to pass criminal/background clearance.

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