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Peer Specialist

Job posted:
07/16/2019

Job Schedule

Flexible Schedule

Job Status

Per diem

Location

Adult Behavioral Services (Corning, NY)

Number of Hours

Varies

Nature of Work:
The Peer Specialist provides unconditional, non-judgmental support to assigned consumers and families upon request who are participating with Adult Behavioral Services. The Peer Specialist works collaboratively with Care Managers.

Minimum Qualifications: 
• High School Diploma or GED, must be 18 years of age.
• Must possess an understanding of the principles of recovery and resiliency model. Self-disclosure as a current or former individual or family member of an individual of Mental Health or Substance Abuse services. Must be Certified Peer Specialist or Provisional Certified Peer Specialist. 
• Must have a current, valid driver's license that meets Agency guidelines.
• Must meet the requirements of the School Age Care, Day Care, and/or Mental Health Regulations regarding a State Central Register Clearance regarding a history of abuse/maltreatment of children.

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