Peer Specialist – FISH (Forensic Intensive Supportive Housing) – Seattle, WA

Peer Specialists

posted on December 19, 2016

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The following are peer positions, meaning the eligible candidate is a paraprofessional who is currently or has in the past been a consumer of mental health and/or chemical dependency services (or a parent of a child receiving such services) who receives training and supervision by a mental health professional, and provides support to peers all according to the King County Standards for Peer Support Services.

Two positions, both part time (20 hours per week) with partial benefits (Seattle).  The peer specialist works with adult clients who have a mental illness and who are homeless.  Supports and provides direct therapeutic services.  Also provides services to adults who require additional supervision in lieu of hospitalization; or to maintain success at home, in school or in social activities.  Related experience required.  AA degree, computer proficiency and/or Certified Peer Counselor preferred.  Good communication skills important.  WDL with excellent driving record necessary.

Salary = DOQ.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:  Sound Mental Health, Attn: Richelle Nordeen, Job #15-091 or #15-064, 1600 E. Olive St., Seattle, WA 98122, or fax to (206) 302-2210, or e-mail to RichelleN@smh.org