Peer Recovery Specialist
Provides support for clients and works collaboratively with Case Managers in Housing First models to help individuals with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders maintain housing after experiencing chronic homelessness. Portfolio is TBA, could be a combination of multiple program teams, mix of congregate site and scattered stie. Builds rapport, acts as a role model, and empowers clients to move forward. Works closely with the team to link clients to services and help navigate and access SOAR Disability benefits when appropriate. May facilitate life skills groups and social activities. Records services and notes in HMIS and EPIC (electronic health records). HS Diploma or GED preferred. Computer skills essential. Active credential for Peer Recovery Specialist or Community Health Worker required (will consider applicants who are close to completing their certification). PRS candidates ideally have lived experience in recovery for substance use with 5+ years of sustained recovery, as well as lived experience of homelessness. Prior experience working with clients experiencing homelessness ideal. Must have TX driver’s license with 3-year safe driving history.
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Posted On: December 1, 2023
Full-Time | Remote
$21 - $21/hr.
Full-Time | On Location / In Office
$20 - $22/hr.