Peer Support - Maverick House

US-AZ-Glendale
Job ID
2017-2227
# of Openings
1
Category
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Program
Maverick House
Weekly Hours
40

Overview

Terros Health is a fully integrated healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

 

If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes IntegrityCompassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

Responsibilities

The Peer Support Specialist draws upon their personal growth experience to carry the message of hope and recovery to individuals who are currently enrolled in treatment for substance abuse and mental health services. By offering outreach, encouragement and support, the Peer Support Specialist cultivates and secures a connection with the enrolled individual, while teaching personal responsibility and serving as a mentor and role model. As part of their job duties, the Peer Support Specialist may be asked to provide direct services to individuals such as outreach and engagement, linkage to community supports, transportation, and group facilitation.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Have a High School Diploma / GED with some knowledge of behavioral health work.
  • Qualifying driving record. Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a clean driving record as well as reliable transportation.
  • Must have Peer Certification
  • Customer service skills, especially good communication skills are needed.
  • Ability to work independently, with flexibility, and within prescribed deadlines.
  • State of Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint clearance card
  • Applicant must be 21 years old

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