Peer Support Specialist- SAIOP

Job Description: 

Meridian Behavioral Health Services is seeking a Peer Support Specialist for SAIOP.  Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP) provides structured individual and group addiction activities that are provided at an outpatient program, designed to assist adult beneficiaries to begin recovery and learn skills for recovery maintenance.  This individual must have lived experienced with  substance abuse issues and must have graduated from a certified Peer Employment Training program.   This individual must have or be working towards their Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) credential with the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB).

The Peer Support Specialist plays a key role in meeting the support needs of SAIOP clients by promoting recovery culture of the organization and the SAIOP service, including: 

    • Consistently modeling the key concepts of recovery for other Meridian and community partners, and maintaining a recovery-oriented focus, tone and environment for the team as well as for service recipients.
    • Demonstrating the core values of professionalism by building and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues, employees, and members of outside agencies.
    • Striving to be a positive role model in all settings on a consistent basis by demonstrating recovery values, attitudes, beliefs, and personal actions in order to promote a recovery environment in the workplace and in the community.
    • Using person-first recovery language at all times to communicate sensitivity and engender mutual respect and connectivity.
    • Demonstrating commitment to personal recovery by systematically monitoring one's own wellness and communicating with one's supervisor when issues with wellness may compromise the ability to do one's job.

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.
Position Area: 
Adult Services
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Position Location: 
Transylvania 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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Clinician - Recovery Education Center (REC) 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Clinician- Intensive In-Home Services 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Services 1 Child Services Jackson County Part/Full Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Macon County Full-Time More Info
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Clinician- Outpatient Team Leader 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
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Clinician/Team Leader- SAIOP 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Front Office Engagement Specialist 1 Administration Jackson County Full-Time More Info
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Peer Support Specialist 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Peer Support Specialist- SAIOP 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Program Assistant for ACTT (Assertive Community Treatment Team) 1 Adult Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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Program Assistant for ACTT (Assertive Community Treatment Team) 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 1 Adult Services Graham & Cherokee Counties Part/Full Time More Info
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QP- Day Treatment Program Manager 1 Child Services Transylvania County Full-Time More Info
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QP- Day Treatment Program Manager 1 Child Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
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QP- Intensive In-Home 1 Child Services Haywood County Full-Time More Info
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Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Jackson County Full-Time More Info
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Vocational Specialist for Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) 1 Adult Services Cherokee County Full-Time More Info
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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.
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