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Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Peer Supporter 

Responsibilities: Support Function- Provides on-going engagement and interaction with new clients for intake to assist through the process and support; assists in facilitating linkage and engagement with assigned clinicians; provides ongoing engagement and interventions to existing Severe Mental Disorder clients who would benefit from the Peer Supporters own lived experience of recovery; provides linkage, coordination, monitoring and outreach functions and perform documentation requirements both in the community with clients and over the phone; supports engagement of clients in services by assisting case management staff with outreach visits in the community.

Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000); high school degree or equivalent; certified as Peer Supporter or willingness to be certified; willingness to disclose own lived experience of recovery; demonstrates good organizational skills; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to set limits; confront behaviors and redirect. Direct Supervisor: SUD Supervisor

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