Peer Veteran Recovery Specialist

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Department: All locations
Division: Satellite Services & Vigo County Services
Supervised By: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Hourly/Relief
Effective Date: February 2013

Position Summary

Under Supervision, the Peer Veteran Recovery Specialist provides peer support services, services as a consumer advocate, provides consumer information and peer support for veterans in emergency, outpatient, or inpatient settings. The PVRS performs a wide range of tasks to assist consumers in regaining control over their lives and recovery process. The PVRS will model competence in recovery and coping.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Following the guidelines set by the employer, the PVRS will interact safely and effectively with Veterans to:

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee must be able to travel to client locations. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, and sit.

Work Environment

Most of the work of the Peer Veteran Recovery Specialist is done out in the community with clients. Conditions such as safety, cleanliness and comfort vary widely.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principle job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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