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Addiction Peer Support Specialist

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Date Posted: 06/05/2019
Category: Addictions
Education: HS Graduate/GED

Delta-T Group connects professionals with client opportunities within the special education, social service, behavioral health, and disability sectors. With over 30 years in business, we have built a reputation for referring highly qualified professionals for rewarding short and long-term contract opportunities.

Our Client is seeking a motivated professional to work as a Addiction Peer Support Specialist in the Alexandria, VA area.

SUMMARY OF CLIENT'S DESCRIPTION OF THIS OPPORTUNITY
* Work closely with community homeless shelters to reduce the shelter discharge rate by engaging shelter residents who relapse into residential treatment centers and other recovery services.
* Assist individuals to recognize their recovery options, based on self-identification of motivations and goals, using motivational interviewing skills.
* Must have the ability to interact with clients and consumers in a positive manner within the community.
* Assist individual in scheduling and keeping medical/dental/medication appointments.
* Must have the ability to work with a diverse group of people in a team setting.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* High School Diploma or GED
* One year of specialized training in psychology, rehabilitation, or related human service field.
* One year of experience working with clients experiencing homelessness or in a housing crisis
* Possession of a valid driver's license issued by state of their residence.
* CPR and First Aid Certification

ADVANTAGES
* Establish a relationship with one of the nation's largest referral agencies for behavioral-health.
* Payments processed weekly.
* Increase or decrease your schedule at your discretion: choose opportunities that best fit your schedule.
* Ability to grow professionally.
* Access to a broad array of client opportunities.

COMPANY MISSION
Delta-T Group's mission is to provide cost-effective, reliable referrals, and innovative staffing solutions, for the social services, behavioral health, allied health and special education fields, for the betterment of independent behavioral health professionals seeking new opportunities and those needing care and support.

Title: Addiction Peer Support Specialist
Class: Direct Care Support
Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1189570-9
BC: #DTG113

Company: Delta-T Group Virginia, Inc.
Contract Contact: Contract Submit VA
Office Email: VAContracts@deltatg.com
Office Phone: 800-533-8180
Office Address: 1952 Gallows Road, Suite 100, Vienna, VA 22182

About Us: Each Delta-T Group office is separately incorporated. Delta-T Group is a referral service for self-employed independent contractors seeking behavioral healthcare education and social service supplemental marketplace opportunities. Delta-T cannot guarantee any number or duration of referrals or opportunities as a result of your registration. When and if opportunities become available, you may accept or decline such referrals at your sole discretion.

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