Peer Support Specialist Job at Addiction Recovery Care, Owensboro, KY

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  • Addiction Recovery Care
  • Owensboro, KY

Job Description

Are you looking for the best place to work?  Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members?  ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

ARC is ready to offer you “ The B.E.S.T. of ARC ” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors.  ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship,  and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

We are hiring a Peer Support Specialist for our growing team!  The Peer Support Specialist provides a variety of recovery-oriented services to  individuals who suffer from a behavioral health diagnosis. Services provided by peers include a wide  range of support, services, shared experience, and advocacy that contribute to a client’s ability to  engage in ongoing treatment. As well as, ensure compliance of all HIPPA laws.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with peers to identify wellness and recovery goals.  
  • Document all peer contact services within 24 hours of the session.  
  • Minimum requirement of one hour of documented individual supervision per month. 
  • Must maintain 6 CEU credits per certification year.  
  • Demonstrate punctuality, organization and proficiency in all areas of scheduling, filling,  meetings, and client relations.  
  • Participate in staff and state regulatory training as required 
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures while maintaining a professional code of ethics 

Key Experience and Education Needed:

  • High School Diploma or GED  
  • Peer Support Specialist Certification  
  • Must be a person in recovery for at least one year 
  • Substance abuse experience preferred 
  • Appropriate State and Federal Clearances

Other Qualifications to be Considered:

  • Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system  
  • Knowledge of the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual impact of alcohol and other  drugs on the individual and family  
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Municipal laws and/or regulations that regulate the treatment  of alcoholism and drug addiction 
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and organization.  
  • Computer literate with experience in Windows and Google environments.  
  • Ability to prioritize work- and work-related responsibilities.  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle crisis situations in a calm and supportive manner
  • Ability to exhibit professional and courteous behavior, consistent with the ARC mission  statement, when interacting with persons of varying backgrounds and education levels to create  a safe and healthy relationship with clients served 
  • Flexibility to adapt to schedule changes and assumption of responsibilities not delineated in the  job description which are related to work as a member of an addiction treatment team.  

ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies.

Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

 

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