Toccoa - GA Full Time, Part Time 2 months ago

If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference, then join us at The Center for Wellness and Recovery of Northeast GA. We are a 12-bed residential detox and treatment center serving adults 18 and over with Substance Use Disorder primary.. We are seeking a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist to bring their lived experience of recovery, combined with training and certification, to assist our patients in initiating and maintaining recovery.

The Peer Specialist will share personal recovery experiences and serve as a role model while developing appropriate peer-to-peer relationships with individuals entering and sustaining recovery, 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. Peer specialist will serve as a member of the care team to perform a wide range of task to assist peers and to suggest community resources to help individuals build their own recovery plans and develop skills to maintain their own recovery.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Toccoa, GA 30577: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Peer counseling: 1 year (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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