Certified Peer Specialist

Job Title: Fill-time
Department: Dahlonega Center
Salary: Commensurate
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
A Peer Specialist is needed for the new Community Support Team (CST) to serve Dawson, Lumpkin, and White County. The active team works with clients who have a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Services are provided 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Job Duties:

Provide case management and peer support services to members in the CST program.
Document all services in the Electronic Patient Record (ECR)
Transport clients in a company and/or personal vehicle.
Will take rotating on-call duties.

Requirements
Must be certified as a Peer Specialist in the state of Georgia.
(For more information on certification, view the GA CPS website: 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.

**All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview


Preferred Qualifications

*Bilingual a plus.
*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent organizational skills
*Team player


Salary is based on education and experience:


* This position has an on-call pay stipend included in the advertised salary.

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

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**

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.







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