Certified Peer Specialist - Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)

Job Title: Certified Peer Specialist - Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)
Department: Thurmond Tanner
Salary: See below
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
Job Description
• Will support and guide Peer Support services in the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Will provide support to individuals with an SMPI diagnosis. Will conduct group counseling and assist with community resources. May transport clients as needed.


Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
• Must be eligible for certification as a Peer Specialist in the state of Georgia or must be a certified peer specialist in the state of Georgia.
• Basic computer skills
• Motivational Interviewing experience or training
http://www.gacps.org/Home.html
• Must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia driver’s license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications
•Current certification as a CPS
•Bilingual a plus
•Excellent communication skills
•Excellent organizational skills
•Team player

Salary is based on education and experience.
High School with Peer Specialist eligibility - 18,969.60/yr
High School with Peer Specialist certification - 19,917.00/yr
Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist eligibility - 22,510/yr
Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification - 23,695/yr
Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification + 1 year - 26,942.74/yr

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview

Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.

This is a full time position and is eligible for organizational benefits.


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