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PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

UAB Medicine

UAB Medicine

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university, fl, usa
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST - (T217615)

Description


PEER RECOVERY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks a Peer Recovery Support Spec. This position will work with substance abuse program participants in groups and/or one on one to provide advocacy and personal coaching/mentoring.

Key Duties, Primary Responsibilities:

  • To work with substance abuse and/or other mental health related program participants in groups and/or on a one-on-one basis to provide advocacy and personal coaching/mentoring.
  • To serve as a vital member of the case management team

Hourly Range: $15.00-$21.15

Qualifications

Education

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • One (1) year of relevant experience in a peer recovery support environment is required.
  • Certified or eligible to be certified as a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) by The Alabama Department of Mental Health OR Certified Peer Support Specialist through FORMLL
  • OR Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) by the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). NCPRSS preferred.
  • Must obtain certification within one year from the date of hire into classification.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Clerical & Administrative

Organization

: 311702100 Psych-Substance Abuse

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite