Peer Support Specialist

  • CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Apr 08, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $13.00 - $18.24 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.

This position is grant funded. Continuation of employment in this position is contingent on grant funding and agency earnings.

STARTING HOURLY: $13.00

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020.



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 desired
Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Address

Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map