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Peer Support Specialist

Posted 10/06/2023  |  Résumés will be accepted until position is filled.

Organization: Axis I Center of Barnwell

Organization Address: 179 Fuldner Road, Barnwell, SC 29812

Job Responsibilities:
• Provides peer support services to identified clients toward the identification and achievement of specific goals defined by the client and specified in the Individual Treatment Plan.

Required Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED.
• A self-identified individual who has completed substance use disorder treatment and has two years sobriety/recovery.
• Ability to demonstrate their own efforts toward self-directed recovery.
• Two years of active participation in a local or national self-help group or recovery movement that is evidenced by previous volunteer or work experience.
• Ability to demonstrate recovery expertise, including knowledge of approaches to support others in recovery.
• Resilient and possesses the personal and community qualities that enable them to rebound from adversity, trauma, tragedy, or other stressors.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certified as a Peer Support Specialist (CPSS) and Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS).

Salary: Dependent upon education and experience.

Application Deadline: Résumés will be accepted until position is filled.

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