Peer Specialist in Anderson, Indiana
- Comprehensive OP Services - Brown Street Outpatient
- Anderson, IN, USA
- Starting at 11.74 commensurate with experience
- Full Time
- Benefits Eligible
Put Your Passion for People to Work!
Do you have an interest in helping adults with mental illness gain valuable life skills to reach their level of recovery? Are you a natural teacher, possessing the patience and collaborative attitude to help people achieve recovery goals? Are you known for your ability to focus on the detailed and precise execution of a process? If so, we may have the perfect role for you as a Peer Specialist at Aspire Indiana.
At Aspire Indiana, we work at the core of Integrated Care. Our organizational mission is: Together . . . making health and well-being a reality! This mission not only applies to our clients, but extends to our commitment to helping our employees live healthy lives as well. This includes a job that pays well, a culture that supports positive daily experiences and work-life balance, and opportunities for personal and professional growth and community service.
To continue our work as innovators and leaders in the integrated healthcare field, we need sharp, collaborative, and helpful contributors who demonstrate care and consideration for client beliefs, values and judgments. If you think you may be a valuable team player in this type of environment, read on to learn more about our Peer Specialist position.
The Peer Specialist will engage with and support individuals and their families in pursuit of recovery and related goals. Works under supervision as part of a collaborative team both within Aspire clinical services and with Hamilton County Council on Alcohol and other Drugs. Responsibilities include provision of peer support, skills training, connection to community resources, and home and community-based interventions.
- High School Diploma required
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field from a college/university accredited by the US Department of Education highly preferred
- One year of related experience required if no Associate's or Bachelor's degree
- Personal recovery time
- Basic knowledge of the Recovery Model
Employment is contingent on background checks as required by Aspire Indiana's policies which may include: Drug Test, Criminal History, Driving History Record, Sex Offender Registry Search, State Central Registry Check, Employment Verification, Education Verification, and Professional References
Aspire is committed to the health and wellness of our employees and is proud to be a tobacco free work place.
Aspire Indiana is committed to providing a quality fringe benefits package that includes:
Group Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance and Prescription Coverage
Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
On-Site to Health Clinic
Flexible Spending Account Program
Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Bereavement and Jury Leave
Retirement Plan With Generous Employer Match
Mental Health & Addiction Loan Repayment Assistant Program
Public Loan Forgiveness
CEU's Obtained through Aspire
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A Casual Dress Attire
A Friendly Relaxed Atmosphere
For more information about Aspire, please visit our website at www.aspireindiana.org.
For more information about the position, please contact Suzie Canner at email@example.com or at (317) 587-0523