Peer Specialist

Lakes Regional Community Center

Peer Specialist
Job Category: Behavior Health
Requisition Number: PEERS001015
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Posting Details
Posted: April 28, 2022
Rate: $21.15 USD per hour
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Greenville, TX 75401, USA

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Job Details
Responsibilities include provision of information, referrals, follow-up and technical assistance.  A Peer Provider is a person who has received mental health services for at least one year and has “lived experience”, and is willing to share this experience to support those who struggle with mental illness, psychological trauma, or substance use.  Some roles filled by a Peer Specialist  include assisting their peers in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing news skills, helping them monitor their progress, supporting them in their treatment and supporting them in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services.  Peer Provider must complete the agency requirements and Medicaid rules for billing Psychological Rehabilitation (PSR) and Skills Training. 

 Employee Benefits at Full-Time Include:

 Employer-Cost Sharing of Health Insurance (Plus 50% of Elected Dependent Coverage)
Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
Employer-Paid Term Life Insurance
Employer-Match Retirement Contributions (Up to 5% of Base Salary)
Optional Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
12 Paid Holidays per Year
2 Weeks of Paid Vacation Leave per Year with Graduating Accrual Rate
2+ Weeks of Paid Sick Leave per Year

This position offers a $1000 sign-on bonus after completing 90 day (s) employment.


Bachelors or better in Counseling Psychology or related field.
Bachelors or better in Human Services or related field.
Bachelors or better in Psychology or related field.

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