3999 Fort Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
|Title||Peer Support Specialist|
PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Coordinator of Community Support Programs
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
This employee will assist in providing services to adult clients meeting diagnostic criteria of Severe Mental Illness to ensure these clients receive necessary services to maintain stability of their SMI symptoms and with the goal of avoiding/reducing hospitalizations and preserving their appropriate placement in the community.
Specific tasks include but are not limited to the following:
Minimum of High School diploma, one year experience in MH services preferred. Must pass required training within specified timeframe. Must have current driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, reliable transportation, and be able to travel throughout the region. Must present proof of a recent (less than 1-year-old) TB skin test, and must pass a legally required Criminal Record Check and Sexual Offender Registry check.