Thriving Mind South Florida is seeking a Peer Specialist. The Peer Specialist provides peer support, recovery and resiliency technical assistance to peer specialists and providers throughout the network.  The Peer Specialist will promote a Recovery Oriented System of Care (ROSC) through the Network and the community.

  • The Peer Specialist will work with the Peer Services Manager, mental health and behavioral health professionals, and individuals served in the community.
  • This person will provide peer support, encouragement and motivation to individuals that have behavioral health challenges.
  • The Peer Specialist will be able to share their personal story of recovery to provide hope and inspiration to others.
  • They will attend and participate in community advocacy meetings and peer to peer recovery groups.  In addition, they will attend and participate in activities at community agencies, drop-in centers, and clubhouses.
  • The Peer Specialist will serve as a role model and mentor to individuals served and other Peer Specialists in the community.
  • A high school diploma/GED is required.
  • Peer certification (CRPS) is recommended.
  • The Peer Specialist should have at least one year of experience in behavioral health services or as a peer specialist
  • The Peer Specialist should possess the ability to use word processing and email applications (e.g. Microsoft Office).
  • This person needs to possess the ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints in a calm, professional manner.
  • The Peer Specialist must have their own car for transportation.

 

Please submit resume to:

Julie Ortiz

Human Resources Coordinator

jortiz@thrivingmind.org