Peer Support Specialist

  • CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jun 25, 2022
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $15.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

Description

This position provides peer support services to patients in a substance use disorder treatment facility in various treatment settings including admissions/helpline, opioid treatment clinic, outpatient, residential, and withdrawal management services.

HIRING HOURLY: $15.00

OPEN UNTIL FILLED - APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS IMMEDIATELY

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to assess strengths, challenges, resources, and goals (i.e., recovery capital) across multiple life domains
  • Develop recovery plans to support clients as they transition to the community
  • Use recovery oriented practices such motivational interviewing
  • Good working knowledge of medications for treatment of opioid use disorders and their benefits
  • Compliance with all Charleston Center/ Charleston County Policies and Procedures
  • Provide after hours and emergency coverage as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with two years in recovery from Substance Use Disorders and a willingness to self-identify as a person in recovery.
  • Certification as a Peer Support Specialist within two years of hire date. If not currently certified become "in-process" within 30 days of hire.
  • A valid SC driver's license and 10-year driving record


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and computer skills
* Spanish speaking candidates highly desiredClosing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map