Title Peer Support Specialist – MAT Clinic
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PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST, MAT Clinic

REPORTING/COORDINATING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Substance Abuse Services

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide supportive recovery services for MAT clinic clients.
2. Encourage and facilitate client involvement in 12 step support group sessions and assess the participant’s progress on an individual basis as necessary.
3. Perform other supportive duties as assigned by the Pennyroyal Center Co-occurring Therapists or the Case Manager.
4. Conduct psychoeducational classes in regard to 12 step program and recovery dynamics.
5. Expected to have 80% time in direct participant contact activities.
6. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of year experience in the Substance Abuse/Mental Health field including a working knowledge of the 12 step recovery model. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and present proof of automobile insurance. Must pass a Criminal Record Check and Sexual Offender Registry check. Must have present proof of a recent (less than a 1-year-old) TB skin test.

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