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Requisition Number 17-0130
Post Date 12/27/2017
Title Certified Peer Specialist
City Fort Snelling
State MN
Description Certified Peer Specialist

20 hours a week
some evenings and weekends


CommonBond is excited to announce a brand new position a Certified Peer Specialist. The Certified Peer Specialist will work in independent supportive housing setting with military veterans transitioning from homelessness, providing recovery focused mentorship.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Facilitate and elicit recovery skills development in mental health and chemical dependency
• Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and competency as related to the targeted clients and recovery
• Coaching, model, and provide feedback for independent living skills
• Function as the peer based bridge for transitioning into stable housing and community resources
• Provide recovery education and planning in the residential community setting to support autonomy, personal responsibility, self-control, and independence
• Willingness to utilize evidence based practices and person centered rehabilitation approaches to assist residents with transitioning integration into the community
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Qualified peer support specialist with certification required or willingness to obtain within 6 months of employment
• Experience with mental health recovery, dual disorders/chemical dependency
• Knowledge of needs for individuals with mental illness and chemical dependency
• Ability to demonstrate interpersonal communication, team work, and professionalism with residents and team members
• Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
• Be at least 21 years of age.

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  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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