Certified Peer Support Specialists Needed

08 Jul 2024

NC Residents - Counties surrounding Durham

Full-time contractors, bring in 100% self-referral cases (8-10/year), NC Medicaid payers

NC Certified Peer Support Specialists with 2+ years actual work experience

Out of state/PSS staff w/o 2 or more years need not apply

PREFER: Email resume, will screen resume/work experience and call qualified candidates

Experience required:

- NC Certification as a Peer Specialist

- Experience in crisis intervention

- Familiarity with systems navigation/resources within the mental health field

- Strong crisis management skills

- Ability to apply motivational interviewing techniques effectively

- Experience in mentoring individuals towards recovery

This position offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others while working within a supportive team environment. If you are passionate about mental health advocacy and possess the necessary skills and experience, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding role.

Nationally accredited CARF agency seeking immediate hire of NCCPSS staff with 2 or more years of work experience in the field. Hiring up to 8 FT contractors.

Requirements include:

NC Certified Peer Support Specialist current certification

Clean DMV and criminal background check, clean NC Healthcare Registry check (pre-hire job offer)

Ability to recruit and maintain minimum of 8+ self-referral cases each year

Ability to work M-F, 9am-5pm (contractor sets own hours)

Ability to work online for billing software, scan/email, and have open voicemail for prompt communication

Meet with Program Supervisor once/month in person or as needed

Provide trainings required within 15 days of hire/start date - NC PSS certificate, NCI, HIPAA/Confidentiality, PSS Service Definition/Scope/Clinical Coverage Policy training, Documentation Training, 3 hours of new Code of Ethics training and 10 hours of annual training/refreshers

Individual vehicle and valid NC Driver's license/liability policy

Copy of Social Security Card and NC Driver's license for I-9 verification and criminal background check with completed sign application for employment if screened for job

Valid and agency-only use password protected secured email and computer for payroll, billing, and agency communications

100% contractor work, self-referral cases, pay based on experience

Free refresher online trainings for recertification needs annually

Marketing reimbursement for approved authorized billable case self-referrals

Resume attachment to verify years of work experience required

Will be calling two valid work references

Please no calls/emails to the office unless you are a QUALIFIED CANDIDATE with WORK EXPERIENCE

Hiring personnel will contact you if your resume meets our requirements for the PSS role with our agency

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour based on case load (8+) & work experience

Expected hours: 30 – 40 per week


Flexible schedule

Referral program


8 - hour shift

Monday to Friday preferred, contractor will schedule their hours


Peer Support Services work: 2 years minimum (Required)

Ability to scan/email and use web-based billing system for progress notes

Location: Durham, NC office; cases worked in surrounding counties (Vance, Henderson, Warren, Oxford, Granville, etc.)

Work Location: In person with consumers