Peer Support Specialist (SUD) - PT - Stark 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 individuals, families, and businesses in our community.  Due to our proven record of success, we recently earned a nearly $4 million Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) grant to provide a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services to vulnerable individuals.

Coleman Health is seeking a Certified Peer Support Specialist committed to helping others achieve recovery. Part time hours available at the Willowrow Recovery Homes. Dedicated 12 hours per week (flexible scheduling) with opportunity to obtain additional hours at other residential programs. This position serves as a role model to residents, exhibiting competency in personal recovery, the use of coping skills and serving as an advocate for residents who are new to recovery. This person performs a wide range of tasks to help residents regain independence within the community and ownership over their own recovery process. 

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma and completed required state peer support training program or completion of program within 6 months of hire date.  Must have lived experience with addiction. Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress related to work with persons who are living with mental health disorders and/or addiction. Minimum one year demonstrated personal recovery experience. Must be eligible for an NPI number and an Ohio Medicaid number for billing purposes.  Must have and maintain excellent driving record. Prefer candidates with a BA and two years' experience working in community, with persons with mental illness and two years demonstrated personal recovery experience.

Benefits options include health, life, pension, 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.  Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing careers@colemanservices.org with the subject line "Accommodation Request."