Terros Health

Peer Support Specialist - Various Locations Available

Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Phoenix
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Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for Peer Support Specialists for various locations available throughout the Phoenix area.  


The Peer Support Specialist draws upon their personal growth experience to deliver the message of hope and recovery to individuals who are currently enrolled in treatment for substance abuse and mental health services.  If you enjoy working with individuals during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives this may be just the opportunity you’ve been seeking.


Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than five 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.

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Terros Health is hiring Peer Support Specialists for locations in the following areas:

Phoenix, AZ

Glendale, AZ

Tempe, AZ


Most positions are Full-Time, 40 hours/week 

Monday-Friday, 8am-5:30pm


Peer Certification Required - we can help you obtain this! 

Must Have a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 weeks of Behavioral Health Experience

Starting at $17.18/hour 




Peer Support Specialist Duties Include:

  • Cultivate and secure a connection with the enrolled individual, while teaching personal responsibility and serving as a mentor and role model
  • Serve as an advocate for residents, support them in advocating for themselves to obtain effective services and provide encouragement 
  • Assisting residents in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills
  • Helping residents monitor their progress, supporting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self help strategies based on the specialist's own recovery experience
  • May be asked to provide direct services to individuals such as outreach and engagement, linkage to community supports, transportation, and group facilitation

Benefits & Wellness:

  • Multiple medical plans - including a no premium plan for employees and their families
  • Multiple dental plans - including orthodontia
  • Financial well-being - 401(k) with a company match, interest free medical line of credit, financial education, planning, and support
  • 4 Weeks of paid time off in the first year
  • Wellness program
  • Child Care Support Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Group life and disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program for the Whole Family
  • Personal and family mental and physical health access
  • Professional growth & development - including scholarships, clinical supervision, and CEUs
  • Employee perks and discounts
    • Gym memberships
    • Tuition at GCU and University of Phoenix
    • Car rentals
  • Bilingual pay differential

Apply now at www.terroshealh.org/caeers/ 


  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 weeks of behavioral health experience in order to meet BHPP requirements. 
  • Peer Certification required (we can help you obtain upon hire) 
  • Meet the definition of a Peer: A self-identified person in recovery from a substance use disorder, or a family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of addictions services.
  • Exemplify great customer service and motivational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with flexibility, and within prescribed deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-Point, Outlook.
  • Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be (21 years of age) with a minimum 4 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros driving policy.
  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for one within 7 working days of beginning employment.
  • Must pass a TB test.

Physical demands of this position 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.




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