Peer Support Specialist

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS
Job Type: PartTime

Department:
RSC SOM KC Family Medicine Community

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Family Medicine - Temps
Position Title:
Peer Support Specialist
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting with administrative duties in all areas of basic office administration, i.e., greeting/assisting customers, filing, copying, etc.
Job Description:
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: A High School diploma or GED
  • Work Experience: Be a past or present consumer of behavioral health services
  • Skills: Required Specific Skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Preferred Degree(s) and Field(s) of Study
  • Work Experience: Years of Experience in Work Field(s)
  • Skills: Complete KDADS Certified Peer Specialist certification prior to beginning work


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Provide peer support to library patrons with mental health and substance use problems

  • Provide information and education about the recovery process
  • Refer to other Douglas County services, when appropriate
  • Collaborate with and provide consultation to library staff, to enhance skill and effectiveness in communicating with library patrons with mental health problems
  • Adhere to appropriate professional boundaries with these individuals and provide education about the treatment and/or recovery process
  • Provide coordination, recommendations, documentation related to patron encounters


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Temporary (Fixed Term)
Time Type:
Part time
Pay Rate Type:
Hourly
Pay Grade:
A06
Pay Range:

Minimum

30660

Midpoint

37303

Maximum

44457

Department:
RSC SOM KC Family Medicine Community

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Family Medicine - Temps
Position Title:
Peer Support Specialist
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting with administrative duties in all areas of basic office administration, i.e., greeting/assisting customers, filing, copying, etc.
Job Description:
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: A High School diploma or GED
  • Work Experience: Be a past or present consumer of behavioral health services
  • Skills: Required Specific Skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Preferred Degree(s) and Field(s) of Study
  • Work Experience: Years of Experience in Work Field(s)
  • Skills: Complete KDADS Certified Peer Specialist certification prior to beginning work


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Provide peer support to library patrons with mental health and substance use problems

  • Provide information and education about the recovery process
  • Refer to other Douglas County services, when appropriate
  • Collaborate with and provide consultation to library staff, to enhance skill and effectiveness in communicating with library patrons with mental health problems
  • Adhere to appropriate professional boundaries with these individuals and provide education about the treatment and/or recovery process
  • Provide coordination, recommendations, documentation related to patron encounters


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Temporary (Fixed Term)
Time Type:
Part time
Pay Rate Type:
Hourly
Pay Grade:
A06
Pay Range:

Minimum

30660

Midpoint

37303

Maximum

44457
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