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Peer Support Specialist

Location: Minot, ND
Job ID: 56149
Facility: North Dakota Community Behavioral Health Services

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Overview

Pay: $18 per hour

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MTC Lives Transformed ND utilizes a blended workplace model with some staff providing services remotely and some in office settings. This position provides essential client services face to face and therefore the person in this position needs to be able to travel to meet clients at their location.

Position Title: Peer Support Specialist- ON CALL

Facility Name: MTC Lives Transformed North Dakota

Location: 9 First Ave SW Minot, ND 58701

Status: Part-Time

Essential Functions:

As a Peer Support Specialist, you will share personal and practical experience, knowledge, and first-hand insight to benefit service users. With this position, recovery support is provided by individuals trained and certified to deliver peer-led behavioral healthcare that promotes hope, self-determination, and skills to achieve long-term recovery in the community.   

With the support of an interdisciplinary team, you will provide a source of connection and empathy to clients, connect clients to other community resources as needed, and help clients set personalized goals to enhance their life.

Peer Support Services are community-based. Work will be done primarily in the individual’s community of residence. 

Education and Experience Requirements:

To be considered for this position, you are required to have the following: 

  • Self-identify as an individual who has personal lived experience and is willing to publicly identify as an individual in recovery from a mental health condition, brain injury, substance use disorder, or any combination of these experiences. 
  • At least eighteen years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or general equivalency.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read and write at a level proficient enough for training, documentation, and the type of work peer support will require.

This position also requires

  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • Successful completion of a North Dakota Behavioral Health Division-approved Peer Support Training Program within 3 months of hire.  
  • Certification as a Peer Support Specialist by the North Dakota Behavioral Health Division within 3 months of hire.

Post Hire Requirements:

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

 

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career.

 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888

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