Peer Support Specialist in Geneva, NY
Lakeview Health Services Posted: 2022-06-13
Geneva, NY 14456
$4,000 Sign On Bonus Available
Peer Support Specialist (2022-029-1551)
Location: West End Heights, Ithaca, NY
Schedule: Monday – Fri 11am – 7:30pm
Salary: Starting at $15.00/hr PLUS based on Education & Experience to be discussed at phone
Benefits: 3+ Weeks of Paid Time Off your first year of employment
401K employer match
9 Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Peer Support Specialist Description: Individual will perform a wide range of restorative-based services; provide vocational/educational training, skills training, and reports functions related to the day-to-day operations of the residential program. Peer Support Specialist also provides outreach services to help individuals link with the program. Individual should strive to create a healing environment that respects the perspectives and experiences of the individuals, families, staff and communities we serve by practicing safe, respectful communication as well as respecting individuals’ boundaries and differences.
Peer Support Specialist Qualifications: Any combination of education and/or experience providing the necessary skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. High School Diploma and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with special needs consumers in a recovery-based setting preferred. Possession of the CPRP credential is a plus. Completion of or significant progress toward provisional Peer Specialist Certification required within one year of hire. Lived experience with mental health services required, Valid NYS driver license required in some programs.
Apply directly at www.lakeviewhs.org