Peer Support Specialist Wichita

FT Peer Support Specialist

Position Overview:

  • Provides advocacy and support to individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) who are receiving services through Behavioral Health Services
  • Assists clients individually and in group settings to establish an Individual Wellness Recovery Action Plan
  • Assists clients in acquiring life skills and employment readiness
  • Uses electronic documentation to complete Individual Wellness Recovery Actions Plans, participate in treatment planning, and required case file documentation
  • Transports and links clients to required services

Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated personal recovery experience
  • Completion of Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services 15 hour approved Peer to Peer Mentor education program within six months of employment
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Must pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening