Certified Peer Support Specialist at NHS (Pottsville, PA)

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Pottsville, PA


Certified Peer Support Specialist


PRN M-F first shift 8-4:30 with no weekends

Position Description:

NHS is currently seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to join our NHS Behavioral health division in our Lehighton, PA location.


With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.


The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Flexible scheduling
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


The certified peer specialist provides direct care to those in recovery of their mental illness. In doing so, they develop recovery goals to assist the individuals in the areas that they are in need.
Each individual CPS will communicate, document and review cases with Supervisors about the client’s they serve.


Must have received Peer specialist certification upon graduation of the Certified peer specialist training.
Must have high school diploma/GED
Must have maintained at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience OR obtained at least 24 credit hours of post secondary education.


Apply Online: www.nhsonline.org!

Requisition Number: 25968

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at sara.leonard@nhsonline.org.

Job Requirements:

Must have received the Peer Support Specialist certification upon graduation of the Certified Peer Specialist training.
Must have a high school diploma/GED.
Must have maintained at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience OR obtained at least 24 credit hours of post secondary education

Instructions on how to apply:

Please apply by visiting www.nhsonline.org/careers and applying to requisition 25968