Peer Support Specialist

Company Name:

Community Medical Services, LLC

Job Description:

Community Medical Services (CMS) is hiring a Peer Support Specialist to assist patients recovering from addictions to opioids and other substances. You willl use your personal recovery experience to provide ongoing guidance, coaching, and support to individuals seeking – or in active – recovery with us. As you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorder reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in a comfortable, welcoming, and fun environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to acheive your goals.

Schedule: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm in Minneapolis.

Responsibilities: We’re looking for someone who has lived experience with a substance use disosrder and is living in recovery. Is comforable working in a wide range of settings, including any CMS clinic location, community-based outpatient setting, or correctional health facility. Is open to, and available for, occasional weekend and holiday shifts.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED (required). Associate Degree with an emphasis in Human Services, Counseling and Psychology (preferred). Peer Support or RSS training certificate required (may consider candidates without a Peer Support or RSS training certificate, if they can obtain a certificate within 90 days of hire and have an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to behavioral health).

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