(1279) Peer Specialist

Job Description

Recruiting for a Certified Peer Specialist position for Bluebonnet Trails Community Services. Services include peer support, Person-Centered Planning, Wellness Recovery Action Planning, Whole Health Action Management, Seeking Safety, and Recovery Dialogue. The primary responsibility of peer specialists is to help individuals identify and achieve their own needs, wants, and goals. The Certified Peer Specialist will facilitate and document individual and/or group services at mental health clinics, transitional housing, and in the community. As a member of the Peer Support Team and ClearPath team, The Certified Peer Specialist will work closely with Case Managers, Nursing Staff, Counselors, Management and other BBT staff to ensure continuity of care for the individuals receiving services. The Certified Peer Specialist may be asked to work a variable schedule with some evenings and weekends, as needed.

CityBastrop, LaGrange, Giddings
CountyBastrop County, Fayette County, Lee County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Lived Experience with recovery from mental health challenges, High School Diploma or equivalent, Valid Texas Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications: Current WRAP Seminar II certificate, Re-entry endorsement, Co-Occurring endorsement, Mental Health Peer Support Certification by Via Hope, Peer Recovery Support Specialist Certification (or equivalent), WHAM practitioner, Seeking Safety practitioner, IPS training, 3+ years experience working as a peer specialist

Salary Amount$14.67 - $17.67 DOE/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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