Certified Peer Specialist - Dahlonega CenterJob Title: Certified Peer Specialist - Dahlonega Center
Department: Dahlonega Center
A Peer Specialist is needed for the Dahlonega Behavioral Health Center to serve the Greater Lumpkin County Area. This position works with clients who have a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and co-occurring substance abuse disorders.
Will provide case management, conduct groups and perform general peer support services.
Will document all services in the Electronic Patient Record (ECR)
Will transport clients in a company and/or personal vehicle.
Must be certified as a Peer Specialist in the state of Georgia.
** Must be 21 years of age with three years of driving experience. Must have valid Georgia driver's license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or suspended license within the last five years.
**All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview
*Bilingual a plus.
*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent organizational skills
**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**
NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview
Avita Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.
This is a full time position and is eligible for organizational benefits.
Salary is based on education and experience.
High School with Peer Specialist Certification - 19,917.00/yr
Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification - 23, 695.15/yr
Bachelor's Degree in a behavioral health related field with Peer Specialist certification and 1 year experience - 26,942.74/yr
Position Reference # - 210015
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