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Peer Support Specialist

Company: Arvon Staffing
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Peer Support Specialist Opioid Response Program Seeking compassionate individuals who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and who have a passion to use their personal experience to assist others. Responsibilities: -- To assist individuals with linkage to available treatment options. -- Provide recovery support to avoid overdose or opioid crises for individuals admitted to the State Opioid Response Program. -- Complete screenings, conduct recovery oriented services and education. -- Provide linkage to other services. -- Follow up on performance surveys, foster client advocacy. Special Credentials -- Graduation from Peer to Peer Support Specialist Training, or WRAP Facilitator training. -- Eligible to become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace Job Requirements:Qualifications:-- Combination of education (high school degree) and/or experience equivalent to three years working in a community setting required.-- Strong--knowledge of community resources and personal experience in recovery required.-- Experience and Knowledge of self-help activities, peer support or peer advocacy programs.-- Strong--communication and interpersonal skills required.-- Must be able to provide personal experience in recovery, please show on resume when applying.Pay Rate: 15.87Employee to provide the following at time of hire, Valid Virginia or North Caroline Driver's License, DMV and Valid Insurance Card.Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace

Keywords: Arvon Staffing, Virginia Beach , Peer Support Specialist, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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