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Peer Support Specialist, Mobile Crisis Response Team

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.

We have both full-time and per diem openings for Peer Support Specialists to join our Mobile Crisis Response Team!  The Peer Support Specialist works as part of an interdisciplinary team for clients who require community-based services and will use own life experience to engage individuals in crisis, assist individual with engaging in services and supports, and development of an individualized recovery plan.
Daily responsibilities include the ability to work as part of a supportive, multi-disciplinary team that utilizes a range of evidence-based treatment modalities to help individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders work towards their treatment goals. This position requires a desire to provide peer support services in the community and in homes, as this position does require regular home visits. Shifts are during and after business hours, on call, and to include some weekends.
Requirements include; a high school diploma or GED equivalent, a Peer Specialist Certification and a valid Driver’s License and verification of auto insurance. Ideal candidate should have previous experience working as a peer specialist in a mental health center setting and/or in substance misuse services.
Greater Nashua Mental Health is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!

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Date Added: January 4, 2021

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