JOB TITLE: Peer Specialist, Mobile Residential Support (MRST) Team.
REPORTS TO: MRS Team Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Residential Services
HOURS: 35 Hours
Personal experience with individuals with mental health diagnosis. Understanding of peer support self-help philosophy. Certification via NYS Peer Specialist Program Preferred. Clean, valid NY State Driver’s License. Fingerprinting, criminal record check, approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.
To provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling and peer supports as a team member of a mobile support team providing community based services to assist individuals with psychiatric disabilities successfully maintain housing in the community.