Certified Peer Support- Dempsey

Certified Peer for Adult Residential Substance Use Program

The Certified Peer will have the primary responsibility of being peer support to clients while they are in residential treatment. Works with the clinical team in promoting change within clients so that they may lead healthier lives. This includes the facilitation of peer support groups, individual peer support through sharing of personal experience when appropriate, and client advocacy within clinical team meetings.

Fulltime position – 40 hours per week – Consistent Schedule

Hourly Rate Range – $15.80-$16.34/hour

Qualifications

*Valid CT Driver’s License (Required)

*Associates degree and Peer Support Certification, preferred or High School Diploma and 2 years relevant work experience (Required)

 

Benefits Offered

  • Health insurance(with large employer contribution)
  • Generous paid time off package plus 11 paid holidays per year for full-time staff
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching by Help Inc.

 

Agency Overview

With multiple sites throughout the state; Help, Inc. provides residential and non-residential mental health and substance abuse treatment, support, and skill development to improve our clients’ quality of life.
Help, Inc. fosters a team-oriented culture, along with opportunities for continuing education, career growth, and an extensive benefits package

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitation of peer support groups in the program.
  • Maintain appropriate clinical records and reports according to established timelines.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings regarding client treatment and meets weekly for supervision with the Clinical Program Director.
  • Provide transportation to clients for appointments as needed.
  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by Lead Recovery Support Professional.

 

Full Job Description will be made available upon request

Substance Abuse
Residental

A 4-month Residential treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Gender-specific groups, medication management services, and discharge planning are offered. Read More

Substance Abuse
Outpatient

An Outpatient treatment program for substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. Same day screenings, gender-specific groups, and medication management are offered.   Read More

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