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Peer Support Specialist (PSS) in the state of Kentucky

Location: Annville, KY

Department: Beth's Blessing

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

The Peer Support Specialist position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping pregnant individuals overcome substance abuse addiction.   It is a multi-functioning team that works interdependently with the other departments in the organization. This rewarding profession is located in a beautiful rural setting with a maximum of 20 residents.  A desire to make a difference in the lives of others can be realized in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Peer Support Certified by the state of Kentucky, or eligible to become a Peer Support Specialist. 
  • Peer Support Specialist eligibility includes - 1 year or more of continuous sobriety, a substance abuse diagnosis, completed treatment for a substance abuse disorder.
  • High school graduate or GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • Self motivated
  • Availability to work some evening, overnight and/or weekend shifts
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule
  • Ability to enforce program requirements
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to complete and submit reports

DUTIES

  • Hold peer support groups for the residents of the center
  • Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPPA rules and regulations
  • Charting for insurance purposes
  • Supervise residents for extended time periods
  • Monitor residents activities, groups, chore lists, weekly phone calls, etc.
  • Maintain a safe environment  
  • Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward residents, staff and volunteers
  • Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner
  • Transport clients to various appointments
  • Complete drug screening
  • Create a safe and healthy environment for residents
  • Comply with random employee drug screening

BENEFITS

Health, Life and Dental Insurance
Paid vacation and holidays
Opportunity for advancement and professional growth with an expanding company 
Safe, friendly work environment

Salary based on experience.

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