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Peer Recovery Specialist

at 22nd Century Technologies, Inc. in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Duration: Long Term Shift Timings: Day Job Description: The Rural Mobile Support Team's Peer Recovery Specialist conducts induvial and community outreach visits in the field, clinical settings, community centers, training sites and other designated locations to connect individuals, their social networks, and communities to necessary resources for persons in active addiction and/or struggling with mental health. The Peer Recovery Specialist works as a member of a team with a Case Manager and uses their training and knowledge from lived experiences to engage and coach participants to navigate the system and to connect with the care they need, particular to their situation. The Peer Recovery Specialist is required to interact with diverse community partners and providers, and to work directly with participants who are impacted by behavioral health through a lens of cultural humility and harm reduction (allowable under the grant). Qualification: Delaware Certified Peer Recovery Specialist or able to obtain in the first 6 months of working. Past or present consumer of mental health or substance abuse services with a history of managing one's own illness and experience working with people in the community. A sound understanding of mental health and/or substance abuse problems and treatments. Valid Driver's license and ability to maintain fleet service driving privilege. Ability to use good judgement, work well with others and maintain confidentiality. Familiarity with the community, able to use good judgment, and build good rapport with clients and community partners. Preference: Fluent in Haitian Creole and Spanish preferred. About our Company: - 22nd Century Technologies, Inc., is one of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States. Founded in 1997, 22nd Century Technologies is a Certified National Minority Business Enterprise with 6,000+ people including 600+ Cyber SMEs nationwide supporting our customers in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. With HQs in Somerset, NJ and Mclean, VA, 22nd Century has 14 offices throughout the United States. As part of our unrelenting focus on quality and compliance, 22nd Century Technologies’ delivery is based on Certified Matured Processes including CMMI L3 Dev & SVC, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 quality processes. With a strong focus on the public sector, 22nd Century currently holds government contracts with 14 out of 15 Federal Executive agencies including DoD, 37 other Federal agencies, 50 States, 115+ Local agencies, and 37 School Districts. In the last three years, we have expanded our services to Fortune 500 and other commercial clients and currently support 80+ commercial clients. Recognized among “Best Company to Work For” by Forbes, 22nd Century Technologies, Inc., consistently exceeds our clients’ expectations by focusing on their absolute satisfaction with jobs while keeping our employees motivated. “22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer" and “US Citizens & all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply." All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Job Posting: 1241568

Posted On: Feb 20, 2024

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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