The Peer Support Specialist for the Bridger Program is intended to serve those program participants who are currently at Western or Eastern State Hospital and have had a lengthy hospitalization or a history of frequent, multiple hospitalizations. The Peer Support Specialist has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to use and share his or her personal, practical experience, knowledge, and first-hand insight with clients.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
High school diploma and has experience as a recipient of mental health services. Certified Peer Counselor or complete certification within six months of employment. Washington Certified Peer Specialist certification with at least two years’ experience working as a peer and desiring at least two years’ experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness as a peer specialist preferred. Ability to work flexible hours. Experience working with people from diverse cultures. Ability to form trusting and reciprocal relationships. Possess and maintain valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.
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