The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is hiring a Peer/Recovery Support Specialist in Blackfoot, Idaho, as well as at State Hospital North in Orofino, Idaho. The application below is valid for both the Blackfoot position and the State Hospital North position.
Ambitions of Idaho is looking for compassionate, responsible individuals to work one on one with a person in need of support. Must already have taken and passed the test for Idaho Certified Peer Support Specialist!! A Certified Peer Support Specialist is a person with significant life-altering experience. Somebody who has experienced drug addiction, alcohol addiction or a mental health diagnosis. You will help individuals that are struggling with mental health, psychological trauma or substance use. Typically you would start out part-time to make sure to be trained properly and then have an opportunity to grow to full time if desired.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current certification as a peer support specialist through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare(DHW) is required. This means you must hold full certification or a 6 month certifications and be working toward obtaining the required 100 or 200 hours of work/volunteer based on your education.
Opportunity to partake in Dental and Health benefits if full time
Wage is $17.00 an hour
You can send the resumes to email@example.com
We look forward to hearing from you and possibly having you join our amazing team.
If you are a provider authorized to provide Peer Support services looking to hire a Peer Support Specialist, we will be happy to assist in reaching out to those seeking employment in your region. Please contact Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following: Peer Support Job Description, Job Posting, Company Logo, and Confirmation you are authorized to provide Peer Support services with policies and procedures in place, and ready to hire a Peer Support Specialist.
**Please note it is NOT the duty of a Peer Support Specialist to set up Peer Support programs for providers.**