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Peer Specialist - Residential Services

The Bridge


The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders is seeking a Peer Specialist to assist and encourage Young Adult clients with ADLs, travel, appointments, and shopping; develop and supervise activities, groups and field trips with Young Adult clients; document interactions with clients in AWARDS and according to funder requirements; participate in service planning and assist Case Managers with development and updating psychosocial and functional assessments; attend Case Conferences, Staff meetings to provide progress reports on Young Adult clients; other duties as required.



High School Diploma or Equivalent, BA preferred, experience working residential services

*2+ years in similar field; excellent English language skills; both verbal and written, Bilingual a plus

*Excellent time management skills; stress resistant, flexible; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team player; open to feedback; creative; excellent organizational skills; CPR/First Aid/CPI certified or willing to obtain

*Preferred experience with Young Adults, mental health, substance abuse, and willingness to learn techniques for crisis intervention and managing trauma related behaviors.




Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Ms. Linda Taylor, Program Director


Posted on 11/22/17; CVMHA ID #11597