MENTAL HEALTH CENTER Peer Support Specialist in BILLINGS, Montana
The Mental Health Center is currently recruiting for a part - time Peer Support Specialist in our Billings Group Home. The Peer Support Specialist must be a current or previous consumer of mental health services and have first hand knowledge and life experience coping with the symptoms of mental illness, the recovery process and stigmatism associated with mental illness. The Peer Support Specialist provides peer counseling, support and encouragement to clients, acts as a liaison with community resources, assists with rehabilitation and support functions, assists with treatment and assists clients with daily living skills.Peer Support Certification required prior to hiring. For information regarding certification please visit www.mtpeernetwork.orgPreferred qualifications include: High school diploma or equivalent. Requires effective verbal and written communication skills, flexibility, the ability to manage multiple duties, a valid driver's license with a good driving record and the ability to develop a supportive relationship while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Position open until filled.