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Delaware Valley Community Health (DVCH) is seeking a Full-time Certified Peer Recovery Specialist to join our team at our busy multi-cultural ambulatory care center to be a member of the interdisciplinary care team providing non-clinical assistance and recovery support services to individuals striving to achieve or sustain long-term recovery from addiction.
Duties include, but are not limited to: serve as a positive role model to individuals and their families by sharing personal recovery experiences and develop authentic peer- to-peer relationships; support peers in identifying needs and overcoming barriers to recovery; provide and facilitate recovery supports and non-clinical counseling activities; identify and support linkages to community resources; and maintain comprehensive records.
This position will provide services at one of our Philadelphia sites and will be scheduled for 40 hours during the established patient hours - Monday through Friday. May require travel to other health centers for operational needs and accompany the peer within the local community.
If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:
• High school graduate or GED required
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
• Demonstrated excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of care team and other colleagues
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality