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SUPPORTIVE LIVING PEER SPECIALIST

Job Description

Full time positions in Ontario and Yates County. All shifts available - One weekend shift mandatory. The Peer Specialist provides peer support services to clients with serious mental illness and or substance abuse. Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Peer Specialist will function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serve as a consumer advocate, providing consumer information and peer support for clients in outpatient and inpatient settings. The Peer Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. 
Peer services are provided by non clinical workers with lived experience with SUD who uses their knowledge to support the recovery goals and plan of individuals who are using drugs and/ or alcohol. Peer support services enhance treatment, are participant- centered and based on lived experience, providing services who various settings such as pre- admission (outreach and engagement) continuing care or in community services. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements include High School Diploma or GED, Completion of NY state-certified peer support specialist training through OMH or OASAS, Peer Support Specialist Certification. Must be eighteen years of age or older.  Must have NY state driver license.

English / Spanish a plus.   

Experience with E-Record preferred.   

The Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc.  (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple program locations throughout the Finger Lakes Region.  We are currently expanding services which include outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. 

Excellent benefits package.


Resume and cover letter to:  [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or mail to Attn: HR, 28 E. Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

Job Snapshot

Location US-NY-Canandaigua
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
Other Compensation: Excellent benefits package
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Company Overview

FLACRA

Since Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency inception in 1973, we have helped thousands of people find their path to sustainable recovery. Today we offer several levels of care, including: a residential Addictions Crisis Center, three community residences, supportive living and independent housing. Finger Lakes Area Counseling & Recovery Agency Care Managers aid in coordinating care during and after treatment. Our counsellors use strengths based and individualized plans to help you or your loved ones live in recovery.

Contact Information

US-NY-Canandaigua
Melanie Reabold
315-462-9169
315-462-6400

Snapshot
FLACRA
Company:
US-NY-Canandaigua
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Full time positions in Ontario and Yates County. All shifts available - One weekend shift mandatory. The Peer Specialist provides peer support services to clients with serious mental illness and or substance abuse. Under the supervision of the Program Manager the Peer Specialist will function as a role model to peers; exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills; serve as a consumer advocate, providing consumer information and peer support for clients in outpatient and inpatient settings. The Peer Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist peers of all ages in regaining independence within the community and mastery over their own recovery process. 
Peer services are provided by non clinical workers with lived experience with SUD who uses their knowledge to support the recovery goals and plan of individuals who are using drugs and/ or alcohol. Peer support services enhance treatment, are participant- centered and based on lived experience, providing services who various settings such as pre- admission (outreach and engagement) continuing care or in community services. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements include High School Diploma or GED, Completion of NY state-certified peer support specialist training through OMH or OASAS, Peer Support Specialist Certification. Must be eighteen years of age or older.  Must have NY state driver license.

English / Spanish a plus.   

Experience with E-Record preferred.   

The Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency, Inc.  (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple program locations throughout the Finger Lakes Region.  We are currently expanding services which include outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. 

Excellent benefits package.


Resume and cover letter to:  [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or mail to Attn: HR, 28 E. Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

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