Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist #60463

Northern Light Health
Job Description
We are seeking a full time Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist to join our team at Northern Light Acadia Hospital in Bangor! To view the complete job description, requirements and to apply today, go to: http://bit.ly/acadiaCertPeerSupportSpec. You can also contact the Talent Acquisition Department toll free 1-844-364-4473 with any questions.


Job Summary:

The Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist (CIPSS) is an individual who has completed the Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services curriculum for CIPSS and receives and maintains that certification. If the applicant does not have current certification, must be willing to actively work towards certification with completion of the certification program within one year of employment. The CIPSS is an individual who is receiving or has received services and supports related to the diagnosis of a mental illness and is a family member of someone with mental illness, is in recovery from that illness, and who is willing to self-identify. The CIPSS will work with people of all ages who have mental health and/or substance abuse disorders and with their family members. The CIPSS will coordinate and provide access to Peer Support Services, Peer advocacy groups, and other Peer-Run or Peer-Centered Services, maintains updated information on area Peer services, and shall assist the member with identifying and developing natural supports.
 
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