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Title:Behavioral Health Home Peer Support Specialist
Location:Caribou/Presque Isle, Maine
UNITED STATES
Description:

AMHC in Aroostook County is expanding its continuum of services and is offering an exciting new full-time (40 hours per week) career opportunity for a 3/5th Family/Youth Peer Support Specialist and 2/5th Adult Peer Support based in the Central Area (Caribou/Presque Isle).

Family/Youth Peer Support Specialist for Children’s Behavioral Health Home services is an individual who has completed a designated Maine Office of Child and Family Services curriculum for peer supports and receives and maintains that certification. 

The Family Support Specialist is an individual who has a family member who is receiving or has received services and supports related to the diagnosis of a mental illness, and who is willing to self-identify on this basis with BHH members. 

The Youth Peer Support Specialist is an individual who is receiving or has received services and supports related to the diagnosis of a mental illness, is in recovery from that illness, and who is willing to self-identify on this basis with BHH members.

Specific duties:
1.Demonstrate Recovery-Based Values
2.Provide linkage to Assessment and Treatment Services
3.Recovery Goal Development and Planning
4.Family Support Activities/Interventions
5.Adherence to Agency Policy and Procedures

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • The individual must be receiving or have received services and supports related to a mental health diagnosis, is in recovery and is willing to self-identify.
  • Must be willing to obtain the Intentional Peer Support Specialist Certification within the required timeframes. I
  • ndividual must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

To apply:

  • Forward cover letter, resume, and transcripts to Dustin Damboise, Human Resources Specialist, PO Box 1018 Caribou, ME 04736;
  • Email: Careers@amhc.org; or
  • Fax to 207-492-3181

 AMHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Contact:Dustin Damboise, Human Resources Specialist
Address:PO Box 1018
Caribou, Maine, 04736
UNITED STATES
Telephone:207-498-6431
Fax:207-492-3181
Email:Careers@amhc.org
Web Address:www.amhc.org

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