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Weber Human Services PEER Support Specialist - Addiction & Recovery in Ogden, Utah

Job Descriptions:

Offer a positive example of a person with lived experience who has been successful at managing their own recovery from substance use disorders and/or mental health.

20 hours of the position includes working directly with the medical team with clients receiving medication assisted treatment (MAT).

Offer a positive, supportive relationship that helps promote hope, choice, wellness, and recovery for clients.

Provide assistance in identifying and linking clients to community-based services and supports.

Provide peer support individual services, peer support groups, and collaboration with peer supports in the community.

Assist with recovery education and recovery capital.

Be a team member of the clinical team in Addiction & Recovery Services.

Complete documentation based on agency standards.

Required Experience:

GED or high school diploma, current non-restrictive Utah driver’s license, lived experience in public mental health & substance use disorder agencies, preferred certification as a Certified Peer Support Specialist in Utah or must become certified within 90 days of hire, pass a criminal history background check, basic computer skills, and preferred working knowledge of Weber County resources.

Become Certified in Smart Recovery within first 6 months of hire.

Keyword: PEER Support Specialist - Addiction & Recovery

From: Weber Human Services