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Peer Support Specialist

Company: NorthKey Community Care
Location: Covington
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

*Peer Support Specialist - Summary*

NorthKey Community Care is seeking *full-time or part-time Peer Support Specialists* to provide a variety of behavioral health, recovery-oriented services to individuals with mental health and substance use diagnoses to promote greater independence, community integration, and recovery. *This position will be based in Covington, Kentucky.*

*This position requires a Kentucky Peer Support Specialist Certification.*

*Peer Support Specialist - Perks & Pay*

* Opportunity for pay increase within first six months
* Up to 12% annual bonus
* Flexible schedule opportunities
* Strong team and family oriented work environment
* Generous plan for paid time off (PTO)
* 9 Paid Holidays
* Individual and family health insurance and other insurance plans offered
* 401(k) with employer match
* In-service training and conference leave
* Potential eligibility for Student Loan Forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

*Peer Support Specialist - Qualifications*

* High school diploma or above is required.
* Kentucky Adult *Peer Support Specialist Certification is required*.
* Relevant knowledge, training, and experience.

*Peer Support Specialist - Responsibilities*

* Provide a variety of recovery-oriented, peer support services to individuals with mental health and substance use diagnoses to promote greater independence, community integration, and recovery.
* Assist clients individually and in groups as part of a treatment team.
* Co-lead assigned groups with therapists to provide support to participants.
* Meet with clients in the community throughout Kenton, Boone, and Campbell counties to provide services.
* Complete all required documentation for individual and group work within the Electronic Health Record.


Since 1966, NorthKey Community Care (NorthKey) has provided effective and efficient mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities services to the Northern Kentucky region with the commitment to providing the right service, at the right time, and in the right place. With multiple convenient locations throughout the Northern Kentucky region (Kenton, Boone, Campbell, Grant, Carroll, Gallatin, Pendleton, and Owen counties), NorthKey offers a wide array of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities services unparalleled in the region. *Come join our team to help us *_*Transform Lives and Communities through Excellent Service*_*!*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $13.30 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccinations strongly encouraged; masks required when onsite when not able to socially distance; increased sanitizing; and other safety protocols

Application Question(s):
* What is your requested compensation?

* High school or equivalent (Required)

* Kentucky Peer Support Specialist Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: NorthKey Community Care, Covington , Peer Support Specialist, Other , Covington, Kentucky

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