Peer Support Specialist
Greenwood/Johnson County, IN Community Based Teams
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The Peer Support Specialist will provide structured, scheduled activities to clients in the community that promote socialization, recovery, self-advocacy, and development of natural supports. We continue to use a multi-disciplinary team comprised of Psychiatry, Team Leaders, Therapists, Skills Development Specialists, Nurses, Peer Specialists, Housing Specialists and Job Coaches to engage and support our consumers.

Candidates must self-identify as an individual in recovery from mental health and/or substance use, and/or may have experienced homelessness. Candidates must be maintaining healthy recovery and have the ability to tell their story of recovery to provide hope and encouragement to others. In addition, this position will provide skills training related to managing chronic diseases.

You will work Monday - Friday and have the opportunity for flexible scheduling.

We are a growing 501c(3) not-for-profit organization based in Indianapolis servicing multiple locations. A&C is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer flexibility, generous PTO (starting at 4 weeks), competitive benefits, career growth, staff development dollars, clinical supervision hours, and much more!

About Adult and Child Health

At Adult & Child Health we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration, diversity, and innovation across our organization. This environment gives our staff the opportunity to enhance current skills and build new capabilities, while providing excellent care to our clients and employees.

Adult & Child Health is an integrated healthcare provider in Central Indiana. We are a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center and a Federally Qualified Health Center look alike; we strive to provide the best in healthcare services. Providing high-quality, affordable care including primary care, behavioral health services, substance abuse treatment, mobile crisis response, community-based services, homeless outreach, school-based treatment, and more.

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  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Up to 12 months of specialized training
  • All applicants must be either a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) in the State of Indiana, or meet the eligibility requirements for the Certified Recovery Specialist Program for the State of Indiana. It will be required that a candidate hired without the certification must become certified with the first 3 months of employment to retain their position. Certification requires that a candidate “have lived experiences receiving mental health or substance use treatment and have been in recovery for at least one year”. More information can be obtained at