Peer Support Specialist - Safe Harbor
Community Alliance has been a pioneer and leader in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery in Nebraska. We believe in the potential of recovery for all individuals with a mental illness. Our mission is more than a saying -- it is why we exist and who we are. We are committed to helping individuals with mental illness achieve their unique potential and to live, work, learn, and contribute in a community of mutual support. If you are looking for more than a job, join the Community Alliance Team!
Safe Harbor is a peer-operated service designed to assist consumers toward decreasing psychiatric distress which may lead to hospitalization. This approach to crisis intervention provides an opportunity for consumers to interact with peers who have experienced similar concerns. The services provided to guests and callers are 24 hours per day and seven days per week, and includes a warm line, on-site education, socialization, and follow-up supports.
A Peer Support Specialist contributes his or her lived experience with mental illness or other behavioral disorders as part of a team collaborating with individuals averting crisis and potential hospitalization; and identifying/developing strategies for recovery. A Peer Support Specialist utilizes his or her experience to support individuals managing a crisis and stress brought on by life's challenges.
|Date Posted||November 30, 2018|
|Date Closes||December 30, 2018|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Compensation||Hourly Wage, Varies|
|SOC Category||21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors|
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