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Kentucky Peer Support Specialist (PSS)

Company: Addiction Recovery Care
Location: Ashland
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT ADDICTION RECOVERY CAREAt Addiction Recovery Care we incorporate the best practices of clinical drug addiction treatment. We provide addiction recovery that works with a commitment to provide hope and freedom to those suffering from addictions. Our passion is to restore productive lives through a recovery program that establishes emotional health, physical wellness, and spiritual growth. Our dedication is to see transformed lives anchored in strong family relationships, meaningful careers, and social responsibility. -GENERALThe Peer Support Specialist position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping individuals overcome substance abuse addiction. - -It is a multi-functioning team that works interdependently with the other departments in the organization. -This rewarding profession offers the opportunity to -make a positive impact in the lives of others.QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be Peer Support Certified by the state of Kentucky. -
  • High school graduate or GED preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Self motivated
  • Availability to work some evening, -overnight and/or weekend shifts
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule
  • Ability to enforce program requirements
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Basic computer skillsDUTIES
    • Hold peer support groups for the clients of the center
    • Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPAA rules and regulations
    • Charting for insurance purposes
    • Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward clients, staff and volunteers
    • Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner
    • Complete drug screening
    • Create a safe and healthy environment for clients
    • Perform Residential Staff duties as needed
    • Comply with random employee drug screeningBENEFITS -
      • Health, Life and Dental Insurance
      • Paid vacation and holidays
      • Optional company sponsored retirement saving plan (401k)
      • Opportunity for advancement and professional growth with an expanding company -
      • Safe, friendly work environment
      • Competitive starting wages offered commensurate with experience/educationAddiction Recovery Care, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Addiction Recovery Care, Lexington , Kentucky Peer Support Specialist (PSS), Other , Ashland, Kentucky

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