Goochland Powhatan Community Services Board   GOOCHLAND, VA   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on June 11, 2024
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Goochland Powhatan Community Services (GPCS) is seeking a Mental Health Peer Support Specialist.

This position will be responsible for providing a variety of services to clients in several CSB programs including Case Management and Outpatient services. The position will have both administrative and direct consumer responsibilities, with emphasis on consumer recovery and advocacy. This position relies on a recovery based approach to meaningfully engage with consumers while helping consumers achieve their goals. This position requires collaboration between other members of the clinical team to ensure coordination of care among consumers. The incumbent will receive direct supervision from the Program Manager.

Knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders is required as well as a strong recovery focus. Computer literacy and organizational skills are necessary as timely and accurate documentation is essential.

The incumbent must either be Certified and registered with the Board of Counseling as a Peer Recovery Specialist or have completed DBHDS Training and need 500 hours of supervised practice which can be completed at GPCS as part of the position duties.

The GPCS application is required and available at under the Employment tab.

Salary based on Certification status and experience. Generous benefit package.