In Reach Specialist- Peer Support Specialist

Sandhills Center   Greensboro, NC   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on September 18, 2022
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In Reach Specialist-
Peer Support Specialist
Sandhills Center is a Local Management Entity-
Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO) serving people in eleven counties in central North Carolina. We have a robust network of providers who offer treatment and support for mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and
substance use disorders.

• Position provides in reach functions for individuals who have a serious mental illness or a serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).
• The In Reach specialist will provide engagement, education, and peer support to identified individuals regarding community based mental health services and supported housing options. Provide peer counseling and support to targeted DOJ Settlement eligibles
• This position is also responsible for maintaining a caseload of post transition follow along cases. Travel is required.

High School degree or equivalent and two years of experience in providing support services to individuals with mental health, intellectual disabilities or substance use needs. or graduation from a two-year associate program designed to prepare support personnel for human services agencies which includes a six-month practicum/internship or one year of experience.

Special Requirements: Must be certified as a North Carolina Peer Support Specialist at time of hire. Must reside in North Carolina.

Sandhills Center offers an Excellent Benefits package, including Local Government Retirement and 401k.
Sandhills Center is a
drug-free workplace; drug testing is required.