Peer Support Specialist

Job Description: 

Meridian is seeking a full-time Community Based Peer Support Specialist in Jackson County. Being a Peer Support Specialist provides an opportunity for individuals to transform their own personal lived experience with mental health and/or addiction challenges into a tool for inspiring hope for recovery in others.

Applicants must:

  • demonstrate maturity in their own recovery process,
  • have a HS Diploma or GED,
  • have a valid driver's license with no restrictions and reliable transportation, and
  • have moderate computer skills.

If you are seeking some basic information about the role of Peer Support Specialists within the public behavioral health system, please go to NC Peer Support Specialist Certification Site http://pss.unc.edu/. You do not have to be a certified peer support specialist prior to employment.

Position Area: 
Adult Services
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Position Location: 
Jackson County
Positions Available: 
1

Benefits

Meridian Behavioral Health Services proudly offers employees a wide array of benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Insurances
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Licensure Supervision

Below is a complete, downloadable listing of all open positions at Meridian Behavioral Health Services. If you would like to apply for a position, please fill out the Application for Employment and submit along with your resume to the Human Resources Department by emailing the completed form to hr.department@meridianbhs.org. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Application for Employment.


Available Positions: (Click on the name of the job title or 'more info' for a description of the position. The job list may be sorted by clicking on 'title', 'type' or 'location'.)

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Position Titlesort descending Positions Available Position Area Position Location Position Type Actions
Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW or LPC) 1 Adult Services Murphy Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Behavioral Health Specialist (LCSW or LPC)
Certified Medical Assistant 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Certified Medical Assistant
Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC) 1 Adult Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC)
Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC) 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC)
Clinician- Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 2 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
Clinician- Community Based 1 Adult Services Haywood County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Community Based
Clinician- Intensive In-Home Services 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Intensive In-Home Services
Clinician- Intensive In-Home Services 1 Child Services Macon County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Intensive In-Home Services
Clinician- Open Access 1 Adult Services Part/Full Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Services 3 Child Services Macon County Part/Full Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Services 3 Child Services Jackson County Part/Full Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Services 3 Child Services Haywood County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Services 1 Child Services Transylvania County Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Services
Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Macon County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader
Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader
Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader
Clinician/Team Leader for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician/Team Leader for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)
Clinician/Team Leader for REC 1 Adult Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician/Team Leader for REC
Clinician/Team Leader- SAIOP 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Clinician/Team Leader- SAIOP
Day Treatment Program Manager 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Day Treatment Program Manager
Day Treatment Qualified Professional 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Day Treatment Qualified Professional
Domestic Violence Intervention Program Manager 1 Adult Services Haywood & Jackson Counties Part-Time More Info
Apply Now Domestic Violence Intervention Program Manager
Employment Support Professional 1 Adult Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Employment Support Professional
Front Office Engagement Specialist 1 Administration Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Front Office Engagement Specialist
Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional
Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional 1 Child Services Macon County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional
Nurse (RN) - Assertive Community Treatment Team 1 Adult Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Nurse (RN) - Assertive Community Treatment Team
Peer Support Specialist 1 Adult Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Peer Support Specialist
Peer Support Specialist- SAIOP 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Peer Support Specialist- SAIOP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 1 Adult Services Graham & Cherokee Counties Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatrist 1 Adult and Child Services Multiple Counties Part/Full Time More Info
Apply Now Psychiatrist
Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
Apply Now Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)

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Offense Against Law
Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law? A conviction or arrest may not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment, but not disclosing could result in immediate dismissal of consideration for employment. Conviction means you were declared guilty by a judge or you plead guilty in court. A conviction could have been for a misdemeanor or a felony. Certain traffic offenses rise to the level of a misdemeanor or felony and must be declared; examples include driving under the influence, driving on a suspended or revoked license, reckless driving, or leaving the scene of an accident. Note: Regardless of conviction some traffic violations may disqualify an applicant from being considered to drive a company vehicle or transport clients in their personal vehicle. If driving is a primary job responsibility for the position, see Human Resources for violations that may prohibit consideration for employment.
Abuse Question
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Offense Against Law
Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law? A conviction or arrest may not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment, but not disclosing could result in immediate dismissal of consideration for employment. Conviction means you were declared guilty by a judge or you plead guilty in court. A conviction could have been for a misdemeanor or a felony. Certain traffic offenses rise to the level of a misdemeanor or felony and must be declared; examples include driving under the influence, driving on a suspended or revoked license, reckless driving, or leaving the scene of an accident. Note: Regardless of conviction some traffic violations may disqualify an applicant from being considered to drive a company vehicle or transport clients in their personal vehicle. If driving is a primary job responsibility for the position, see Human Resources for violations that may prohibit consideration for employment.
Abuse Question
Have you ever been substantiated for child abuse and/or neglect or disabled adult abuse, neglect or exploitation? (If yes, please explain circumstances on field below.)
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