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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

APN Staffing

Estimated Salary: $52,000

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Cranston, Rhode Island

APN Staffing is now hiring for Certified Peer Recovery Specialists for our client in Cranston, RI. Full-time & part-time hours available, weekly hours are 35 schedule is (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) or part-time hours are (15-20). These are long-term projects for one year after start date and may be extended. Hourly rate of pay is $25.00 an hour. Positions are contract and are not permanent positions with the State of Rhode Island.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish and maintain a peer relationship with patients based upon mutuality rather than a hierarchical relationship
Provide face to face interaction with patients in a hospital setting by using a variety of techniques to provide support in achieving their person-centered recovery, wellness, independence, and personal strength
Serve as a role model and mentor for patients in recovery
Teach patients self-advocacy skills and provide coaching to support them in becoming effective self-advocates

EDUCATION: Possession of active Certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) by the RI Certification Board is required
Possession of Associates degree in social work or human services preferred


EXPERIENCE:
At least 2 years of continuous work experience as a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

To learn more about this position, please contact Angelique Wilson at (602) 788.5890 Ext 115 or by email to angelique@apnusa.com

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