Riverside Community Care Peer Specialist - Respite in Norwood, Massachusetts

Job Description

Unique part-time opportunity to join our Respite/Community Crisis Stabilization team!

Peer Specialists help to make our Respite program welcoming, comfortable, supportive, and responsive to individuals who utilize them and their families.

Using personal experience and knowledge of navigating the greater system of care, Peer Specialists provide consumers with support, information, and assistance in connecting with and obtaining community-based resources and services.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • providing consumers and families with information about recovery, rehabilitation and crisis self-management
  • arranging post-intervention services
  • providing support while consumers are transitioning to follow-up care

Part time, flexibility to work day, evening and weekend hours required

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent clinical supervision, competitive salary, and career advancement opportunities!

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required
  • Basic computer fluency (including Microsoft Office) required
  • Valid driver's license and personal vehicle required for local transportation Required Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent required; Associate's Degree or higher preferred

  • Must have personal knowledge of the effects of psychiatric symptoms
  • Personal knowledge of area clinical providers and support systems preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Tracking Code: 1938-709

Job Location: Norwood, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Part-Time