Peer Support Specialist at Penn Psychiatric Center (Chester/Montgomery Counties)

Employer Name:

Penn Psychiatric Center

Location:

Chester and Montgomery Counties

Position:

Peer Support Specialist

Hours:

Part time

Position Description:

Penn Psychiatric Center is seeking a part-time Certified Peer Specialist (up to 20 hours/week with the possibility of full-time) to work in the Chester and Montgomery county regions. This position is community based and requires frequent travel throughout Chester and Montgomery Counties.

Peer Support Specialists perform a wide range of tasks to support clients in living their own lives and directing their own recovery and wellness process.

Under Supervision, a Peer Specialist empowers clients to explore new options, resources, feelings, relationships and supports individuals by providing hope, encouragement, support, self-determination, and connections to the community. The Peer Support Specialist acts as an advocate for the rights and needs of clients served.

Job Requirements:

Education:
High school diploma or GED and certification as a peer specialist from and approved provider and 2 years equivalent full time work or volunteer experience in the last 3 years.
Experience:
A Valid and current Certified Peer Specialist certification
Other:
A valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license with clean driving record may be required.

Instructions on how to apply:

Please email Director of Outpatient Programs Chris Carbo at: ccarbo@ppcmh.com

Website: http://www.ppcmh.com