UnityPoint Health - Allen
Black Hawk Grundy Mental Health Center
Part-time no benefits; 24 hours/wk.
The peer support specialist for the Mental Health Recovery Center is responsible to support and enhance the lives of those diagnosed with Mental Illness by providing empathy, hope and support for peers on a mutual journey of recovery.
The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for providing support services and serving as a member advocate. The Peer Support Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist members in their own recovery process and role model competency in ongoing coping skills.
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High School Diploma or Equivalent
Lived experience with a serious mental illness with demonstrated stability in recovery
Valid driver’s license
Complete Peer Support Training
Experience in working with adults with mental illness
Certified as a Peer Support Specialist or Peer Recovery Specialist through the Iowa Board of Certification
Knowledge of community resources