Description

Job Summary: We help people build lives of meaning, purpose and recovery. We are currently hiring for a Peer Support Specialist. The Peer Support Specialist provides a variety of targeted services with residential patients ranging from general patient support to developing Wellness Recovery Action Plans. This role requires strong collaborative skills, as Peer Support Specialists work with various teams, including treatment teams and client advocate staff. Does this sound like something you want be a part of? We are a non-profit substance abuse treatment facility dedicated to our mission statement. We foster a culture of honesty, transparency, proactive problem solving and a purpose and belief in something bigger than ourselves. We are looking to hire staff that have an established set of skills but are coachable. We hire employees who look at how to solve problems rather than focus on the reasons something can't be done. We believe in supporting our employees and encouraging both professional and personal growth.
Primary Responsibilities: You will help us to build lives of purpose, meaning and recovery in your daily activities by:

Performing initial and ongoing wellness recovery planning, in collaboration with the client and the treatment team.

Assisting support staff in managing the social environment during evening hours, including behavior management, client de-escalation, on-call support, and assistance in emergency medical situations.

Providing peer-based support and motivation to program participants.

Providing support to clinical staff, in being familiar with the core modalities (REBT, MRT, and MI) used in FSH programming.

Communicating treatment needs, as possibly identified during regular wellness recovery planning sessions, to the clinical and case management teams.



This is a full-time position with benefits that include:

Generous PTO (first year starts at 18 days) and holiday policy (14 observed holidays a year including your birthday)

Group Health

401 k employer matching

Dental

Vision

Life Insurance

Opportunity for annual merit increase

Opportunity for annual bonus

Rate of pay is $14.00 - $16.00 p/hour depending on experience.

This position will work Tuesday Saturday from 2:00 PM 10:00 PM.

This position will remain open until filled.

For more information about our non-profit organization, you can visit our website at www.firststephouse.org
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1402490-364843
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: $14.00-$16.00 - Hourly
Closing Date: 05/08/2025
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84111

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Contact Name: Courtney Deshotel
Email: cdeshotel@firststephouse.org