Peer Support Specialist
at Arvon Staffing

Date Posted: 4/30/2021

Job Description

Peer Support Specialist



Opioid Response Program


Seeking compassionate individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who have a passion to use their personal experience to assist others.


Responsibilities:


• To assist individuals with linkage to available treatment options.

• Provide recovery support to avoid overdose or opioid crises for individuals admitted to the State Opioid Response Program.

• Complete screenings, conduct recovery oriented services and education.

• Provide linkage to other services.

• Follow up on performance surveys, foster client advocacy.


Special Credentials


Graduation from Peer to Peer Support Specialist Training, or WRAP Facilitator training.

Eligible to become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist


$15.87


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace



Job Requirements

Qualifications:


• Combination of education (high school degree) and/or experience equivalent to three years working in a community setting required.

• Strong knowledge of community resources and personal experience in recovery required.

• Experience and Knowledge of self-help activities, peer support or peer advocacy programs.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.

• Must be able to provide personal experience in recovery, please show on resume when applying.



Pay Rate: 15.87



Employee to provide the following at time of hire, Valid Virginia or North Caroline Driver’s License, DMV and Valid Insurance Card.


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace

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