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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Peer Support Specialist
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Job Description


Health Wellness Advocacy, a comprehensive community mental health organization, is seeking a full time Peer Support Specialist. The Certified Peer Support Specialist (CPS), while under immediate to general supervision provides peer support services; serves as a consumer advocate; provides consumer information and peer support for consumers in a variety of settings. The CPS performs a wide range of tasks to support consumers in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process. The CPS will model competency in recovery and wellness.


  • Credentialed as a Certified Peer Specialist preferred.

  • Associates Degree in a Human Services related field preferred.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in a behavioral health work environment.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the local Mental Health System.

  • Must possess basic computer skills to perform job duties including desktop computing, email, time sheet management, electronic health records, using Microsoft Office Applications, ADP and other relevant software.

  • Must have basic electronic communication and Internet skills to gather information required for the program or program participants.

  • Must have been in recovery for 5 years and maintains a recovery program.


Health Wellness Advocacy is an equal opportunity employer. If you wish to apply for this position, please forward cover letter and resume.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location