The Peer Support Specialist would draw on personal experience and work collaboratively with the Crisis Response Team as an enhancement to the team. The Peer Support Provider would follow-up with individuals whom the Crisis Response Team have had contact with (and to other individuals assessed elsewhere in the realm of BHS services to be likely to benefit from the assistance of a Peer Support Specialist) by providing added support in resource building, bridging to needed behavioral health and community resources,
This position has no supervisory duties.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or GED plus a minimum of two consecutive years of “lived” experience in active recovery.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be a Nebraska licensed driver with an insurable driving/safety record.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential Job functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
|Date Posted||November 15, 2018|
|Date Closes||March 1, 2019|
|Located In||Norfolk, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Experience Level||Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||40 hours per week|
|SOC Category||21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants|
|Address||900 West Norfolk Avenue|
|City, State and Zip||Norfolk, NE 68701|
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