Behavioral Health: Certified Peer Specialist Generalist

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.

Brief Description of Duties:

-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 PCB certification in Peer Specialist Services is required.

Driver’s license with clean record is required.

Full time, salaried position with benefits

Must follow CDC guidelines and agency protocols for COVID-19 in our daily work

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. 

Current Central employees/contractors will not have to provide current clearances as clearances on file are renewable every 5 years.

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

Contact Toni Ryan at 610) 277-4600 x162 or [email protected].