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Kentucky Peer Support Specialist (PSS)

Company: Addiction Recovery Care
Location: Benham
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*ABOUT ADDICTION RECOVERY CARE*
At Addiction Recovery Care we incorporate the best practices of clinical drug addiction treatment. We provide addiction recovery that works with a commitment to provide hope and freedom to those suffering from addictions. Our passion is to restore productive lives through a recovery program that establishes emotional health, physical wellness, and spiritual growth. Our dedication is to see transformed lives anchored in strong family relationships, meaningful careers, and social responsibility.
*GENERAL*
The Peer Support Specialist position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping individuals overcome substance abuse addiction. It is a multi-functioning team that works interdependently with the other departments in the organization. This rewarding profession ioffers the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
*QUALIFICATIONS*
Peer Support Certified by the state of Kentucky, or eligible to become a Peer Support Specialist.
Peer Support Specialist eligibility includes - 1 year or more of continuous sobriety, a substance abuse diagnosis, completed treatment for a substance abuse disorder.

* High school graduate or GED preferred
* Valid driver's license
* Self motivated
* Availability to work some evening, overnight and/or weekend shifts
* Good communication skills
* Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule
* Ability to enforce program requirements
* Problem solving abilities
* Basic computer skills

*DUTIES*

* Hold peer support groups for the clients of the center
* Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPPA rules and regulations
* Charting for insurance purposes
* Maintain a safe environment
* Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward clients, staff and volunteers
* Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner
* Complete drug screening
* Create a safe and healthy environment for clients
* Perform Residential Staff duties as needed
* Comply with random employee drug screening

*BENEFITS*

* Health, Life and Dental Insurance
* Paid vacation and holidays
* Optional company sponsored retirement savings plan (401k)
* Opportunity for advancement and professional growth with an expanding company
* Safe, friendly work environment
* Competitive starting wages offered commensurate with experience/education

*Addiction Recovery Care, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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Job Type: Full-time%58047475%

Keywords: Addiction Recovery Care, Knoxville , Kentucky Peer Support Specialist (PSS), Other , Benham, Tennessee

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