BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION
Peer Support Specialist - CIT
Position Number: 4304
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.
High school graduate or GED
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.
Valid driver’s license
and safe driving record required.
Experience facilitating recovery
support groups and/or WRAP groups for an individual with mental
illness is preferred.
Certified WRAP Facilitator
Completion of CIT Basic Training
and CIT Train the Trainers program preferred.
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.
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
Assistant Director of Human
245 Hairston Street
Application packages received incomplete
will not be processed.
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