Certified Peer Support Specialist

Location: Behavioral Health Specialty

Department: Behavioral Health


Job Description:

Job Description: Responsible for providing peer support services to members with behavioral health issues, psychiatric disorders, drug and/or alcohol dependence, and physical illnesses. The peer worker will act as a consumer advocate, provide information and support for consumers, and assist consumers in their recovery process.


Job Requirements:

Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and has received certification as a certified peer specialist in the state of New Mexico.Valid NM driver's license, HS diploma or GED, and* NM certification as a certified peer specialist* and pass a state and federal background check to work with children and adults.Must be willing to use personal vehicle in the course of employment and maintain a clean driving record. Must submit to LCDF required background check, TB screen and drug testing.


Benefits:

• Health Insurance - PPO
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401(K) with employer matching
• Life and AD&D Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Supplement Life Insurance
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Holidays (9)
• Education Reimbursement
• Cafeteria Plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• Travel Reimbursement