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Peer Support Specialist - Canton, OH

Company: Coleman Health Services
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Coleman Health Services, formerly Coleman Professional Services (CPS), has *multiple openings for full-time or part-time Peer Support Specialists in Stark County, Ohio.* This position is a role model to peers, exhibiting competency in personal recovery and the use of coping skills, serving as an advocate, and providing information about peer support in outpatient and settings. This person performs a wide range of tasks to help peers regain independence within the community and ownership over their own recovery process by using a variety of techniques. Peer Support Specialists provide guidance, hope, and support toward recovery through personal experience and growth and on a reciprocal basis.

*Minimum requirements: *
* High school diploma;
* Completed state peer support training or willingness to complete such training;
* Lived experience in mental illness or substance use;
* Have and maintain acceptable driving record; and
* Able to cope with mental and emotional stress related to work with persons who are experiencing mental health concerns and crises

Benefits options may include health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, and more. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. E.O.E.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* mental health related: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:
* state peer support training (Preferred)
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Coleman Health Services, Canton , Peer Support Specialist - Canton, OH, Other , Canton, Ohio

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