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Careers

Peer Support Specialist

Job Type: full time

POSITION SUMMARY

Focused on welcoming consumers to the Agency in preparation for intake. Assists in the development and implementation of services for Agency consumers to their overall comprehensive care program.

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the consumer in preparing for the intake process.
  2. Works with the outpatient unit to assess personal needs and develop treatment plans.
  3. Assists with the provision of outreach services.
  4. Develops relationships with participating agencies and community service providers.
  5. Provides transportation services when needed.
  6. Completes required documentation with/for consumers.
  7. Participates in any daily activities which would facilitate the efficient operation of the program.
  8. Participates in related meetings as needed.
  9. Attends any on-going in-service training activities.
  10. Other duties may be assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Experience in the human services field and/or life experiences indicating readiness to work with the chronically mentally ill and/or chemically dependent population.

 

SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Must be or have been a Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Consumer. Certified as a Peer Support Specialist in the state of Michigan (certification can be obtained within 6 months of employment), have a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License and access to a vehicle to use for agency business.

 

Job Title: Peer Support Specialist
Program: Outpatient and ACT
Unit: Lincoln Park and Taylor Outpatient
Reports To: Outpatient Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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CCS has been designated an Urgent Behavioral Health Care Services Provider

With the evolving issues around COVID-19 the need for urgent behavioral health care services is growing. We are here to help. Regardless of where you are currently receiving treatment, we can see you if your provider is not available. No appointment is necessary.  You can walk-in or call-in for services. Visit our COVID-19 page for more information.  Your wellness is our top priority.

WALK-IN:
Community Care Services,
26184 W. Outer Drive, Building A,
Lincoln Park, MI 48146

CALL-IN: 313-389-7500
(mention you are seeking URGENT behavioral health services)

HOURS: Monday thru Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

We’re in this together. Take care, stay safe.

Susan, Kozak, LMSW

Executive Director, Community Care Services