Peer Support Specialist - FT - Mahoning County, Ohio

Coleman Health Services, formerly Coleman Professional Services (CPS), is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for families, and businesses in our community.  We are seeking a Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist in Mahoning 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 inpatient 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 variety of techniques.  Certified Peer Recovery Supporters provide guidance, hope, and support toward recovery through personal experience and growth and on a reciprocal basis.

The peer support specialist must be mindful of the ethics, boundary, power and control issues unique to peer supporters.  Must have a high school diploma and have completed required state peer support training program. Must have lived experience within the mental health field.  Must have clean driving record.

Must have or obtain an NPI number and an Ohio Medicaid number.

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. persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing careers@colemanservices.org with the subject line "Accommodation Request".