Behavioral Health – Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Generalist

Are you looking to make a difference with a rewarding career in the Behavioral Health field as a Certified Peer Specialist Generalist?

Look no further than Central Behavioral Health. We are seeking applicants for Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Generalist in our Norristown location.  

Job Posting:

19th December, 2018

Central Behavioral Health has created a multifaceted Peer Support Team (PST) which provides recovery oriented services for adults 18 years and older with serious mental health or Co-occurring challenges. Currently, we have a Full-time CPS position available on the team for an energetic person with lived experience to provide support and assistance as a Certified Peer Specialist Generalist.  Below is a brief description of the available position.

Position Qualifications:

-Model partnership in Recovery with all Central consumers and staff and all persons with whom contact is made as a Central employee.

 

-Model the understanding that the Peer Specialist is an equal member of the “team” that partners with program participants, staff and others in the process of recovery.

 

-Engage individuals to help them understand and access the possible supports which are available to them as part of a community based program.

 

-Help individuals identify their current needs, goals, and steps to meet their goals while imparting hope through the sharing of your personal recovery experience.

 

Requirements

 

High School diploma/GED

Associates, Bachelors, or Masters preferred

Previous or Current participation in the MH system as a recipient of service.

Current certification in Peer Specialist Services is required.

Driver’s license with clean record is required.

 

Full time, salaried position with benefits

 

Clearances:

In accordance with state regulations, all prospective new employees/contractors must make available for photocopy the original of their Federal Criminal History Record (DHS FBI Background Check), PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance prior to a job offer being extended.

**Central Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Care Provider

Contact Toni Ryan at 610) 277-4600 x163 or [email protected].