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GCBHS ACT Peer Specialist in Cincinnati, Ohio

Join our mission to help individuals with mental illness to lead healthy and productive lives as a Peer Specialist. Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has an immediate opening for a full time ACT Peer Specialist (Peer Recovery Supporter). Peer Specialists engage with clients both in person and through phone outreach. This position uses personal experience to support, guide, and encourage others in recovery. The ideal candidate will be a current or past consumer of community mental health services. Why Work at GCBHS? GCBHS is a pioneer in the field of behavioral health treatment for adults, children, and families Top Workplace every year since 2010 Paid Time Off and Sick Time Health Insurance, Life/Disability Insurance Flexible work schedules Public Student Loan Forgiveness 403(b) Retirement with Match Quarterly Bonus Opportunity Position Responsibilities: Assist potential clients with setting up services through daily walk-ins for open-access intake assessments Researches and develops community resources in response to identified client needs Serves as a liaison between the consumers, care managers, and therapists Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities; serves as a positive role model for clients. Engage with clients by phone and in person to offer support and guidance. Position Requirements: HS Diploma or GED required. Current or past consumer of community mental health services. Willingness to self-identify as being in recovery and share personal journey to support and benefit members of the program. Basic computer knowledge Position requires frequent driving of own vehicle. Valid driver's license and vehicle are required. Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky every year since 2010! Please visit our website www.gcbhs.com. #LifeChanging EEO Employer F/M/Disabled/Vets