New River Valley Community Services

  • Intensive Community Treatment Peer Specialist

    Job Location US-VA-Blacksburg
    Job ID
    2018-2185
    # of Openings
    1
    Salary Details
    $29,878 annually
    Location
    US-VA-Blacksburg
    Application Review Date
    10/22/2018
  • OVERVIEW

    Provides person centered, wellness focused peer supports for individuals participating in the PACT/ICT program. Helps individuals develop and promote the use of a wellness recovery plan. Shares their first hand lived experiences with recovery to inspire hope, increase engagement in treatment and in their communities and support individuals in articulating personal goals for wellness, recovery resiliency and self–advocacy. Provides direct PACT/ICT services as qualified.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    High School Diploma or GED Equivalent is required. Bachelors’ degree in a human services field is preferred. Certification as a Recovery Peer Specialist recognized in the State of Virginia is required. A personal history of a mental health or substance use disorder diagnosis and a willingness to share recovery story is required. Has experienced at least on year of clinical stability and recovery as evidenced by no hospitalizations for treatment for the previous twelve months leading up to the time of hire.

    SALARY & BENEFITS

    NRVCS offers an excellent benefits package including:
    •Generous Paid Time Off
    • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • VRS Retirement

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed