CCBHC Mobile Crisis Peer Specialist (Full Time)
Location: Cumberland, Pascoag & Woonsocket, RI
Community Care Alliance is seeking to hire a Peer Specialist to be a part of our evolving and innovative mobile crisis team. This team responds to crises in the community and assists individuals with immediate access to an assessment and services. The role of the Peer Specialist is to interact with individuals seen and provide a bridge between providers and adults experiencing mental health and/or substance use issues. The Peer Specialist will work as part of a team when providing this level of care. The ideal candidate will have lived experience working with adults with behavioral health issues, the ability to work and communicate effectively and serve as a role model for peers, providing them with coping skills and connecting them to resources in the community.
Flexible schedule, days, may include evenings and some weekend coverage NO overnights.
Education/Skills: High School diploma or equivalent. Have successfully completed and passed a co- occurring Peer Specialist Training program endorsed by BHDDH and possess or be eligible for the IC/RC state certification. Additionally, the candidate must have a recent work or volunteer history work experience for at least 12 months within the past 3 years. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.