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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION

Position Announcement

 

Peer Support Specialist - CIT

Position Number: 4304

 

Responsibilities:
Facilitates and co-facilitates educational and recovery support groups and activities for individuals with mental illness; informs, trains, supports, and empowers individuals and family members; provides information, referrals, and linkage to appropriate community settings; attends and participates in special events, conferences, workshops, and training within the mental health system and community; works closely with Emergency Services staff, hospital, law enforcement agencies and other community agencies and organizations; documents all contact, activities in the individuals’ records; other duties as assigned.


 

Requirements:
Minimum Requirements
 
M1:
  High school graduate or GED required.
M2:
  Must be, or previously have been a recipient of mental health services for a mental illness and should be well along in the recovery process.
M3: 
Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required.

Preferred Requirements
P1:
  Experience facilitating recovery support groups and/or WRAP groups for an individual with mental illness is preferred.
P2:
 Some college preferred.
P3:
  Certified WRAP Facilitator preferred.
P4:
  Completion of CIT Basic Training and CIT Train the Trainers program preferred.

Fingerprints, State and FBI criminal record reports, drug test, and central registry (CANIS) report will be required upon request.



ANNUAL
SALARY RANGE:
$24,185 – $38,090.  Excellent fringe benefits.


REPLY BY:
Position will remain open until filled.

To be considered for a position, reply by sending application package consisting of: (1) completed Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services application, (2) resume, (3) cover letter, and (4) qualification assessment addendum (click HERE) to: 

Jeannie Eanes

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services

245 Hairston Street

Danville, Virginia 24540

 

Application packages received incomplete will not be processed.

EOE

 

Applications may be obtained at the Hairston Street or Gretna offices, by calling (434) 799-0456, Ext. 3075, or by printing one from the Application Page of this Web Site.

 

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