Peer Support Specialist 1954 (Waco, TX)
Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center
Under the general supervision of the Program Manager the Peer Provider performs assigned peer support activities for the McLennan County Reintegration Program and community at large. Specifically, this worker provides recovery oriented peer services to justice involved consumers who may be experiencing mental health or substance use disorder related challenges. These services involve utilization of the Peer Provider’s own experiences in recovery to engage and inspire hope in working with reintegration consumers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions
Excellent written communication and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers
Time management required to meet service goals
Local travel using Center vehicle
Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting up to 30 lbs.
Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
Valid driver’s license and liability insurance required. 25% local travel.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED Required
Must have been treated in behavioral health system for at least one year and have a level of stability and recovery that facilitates participation in the treatment and recovery of other mental health consumers (Please give some information to evidence this either on application or in cover letter)
Certified Peer Provider Preferred
Hours: 20 hours per week (part-time)
Salary: $10.00 hourly/$10,400 annually
Location: 2010 LaSalle Ave
Department: 2010 LaSalle Ave #B Waco, Texas
This is a part time position
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