Peer Specialist (Detox)Frisco, 80443 | 04/12/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000409875
Job Title: Peer Specialist (Detox)
Location: Frisco, Colorado
Employment Status: Full time and Part time shifts available
Base Salary: Hiring wage – Dependent upon experience, plus Cost of Living Adjustment
Job Description: Mind Springs Health invites you to consider practicing at our New ATU and Detox unit in Frisco Colorado, where we provide expert and compassionate inpatient psychiatric care to individuals of all ages. Mind Springs Health is the largest provider of mental health and substance abuse services in western Colorado. It’s a beautiful place to live and work!
Under immediate supervision, the Peer Specialist provides client support services, serves as a client advocate, provides client information and peer support for adult clients or families of children in an Inpatient setting. This Peer Specialist will primarily work with individuals who are struggling with addiction and substance abuse. Performs a wide range of tasks to assist adult clients in regaining control over their own recovery process, and supports families of children and youth in navigating systems. The Peer Specialist will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills.
Qualifications: Must be, or have been, a client of mental health services, or is or has been a caretaker of minor child that has received mental health services. Must be able to type into various computer software applications, and must have working knowledge of Windows based computer applications to include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. Colorado Peer and Family Specialist (CPFS) credential is preferred.
About us: If you are a compassionate, dedicated professional, ready to join over 400 of the tops in the field, we strongly encourage you to consider Mind Springs Health or our psychiatric hospital, West Springs. Our cutting edge programs, eye-opening success rates and evidence-based treatment are transforming the industry. Our expanding facilities and growing reputation as a Center of Excellence make this an excellent time to join our team. The Western Slope of Colorado makes an appealing location for our staff members and their families. We have locations ranging from famous resort areas to rustic small towns. All are close to every form of year-round outdoor recreation and surrounded by classic Colorado vistas.
Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital are an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan and has a tobacco and drug-free work environment policy.
To apply, please visit our website: https://www.mindspringshealth.org/careers/open-positions-mind-springs-health-west-springs-hospital/