Peer Support Specialist (#0416)

Job Announcement – 0416

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide behavioral health services to adult men
and women who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder, including an opioid use
disorder, and who are enrolled in the Birmingham Drug Court. Area served is Jefferson County.

Location of Position: Birmingham, AL
Office Location: Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:
The peer support specialist will provide recovery support to individuals enrolled in the
Birmingham Adult Drug Treatment Court. The peer support specialist works closely with the
women and family services treatment coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals
of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide recovery support to individuals enrolled in treatment for opioid or stimulant use
disorders by linking them to appropriate recovery services, including self-help groups.
-To administer GPRA intakes and follow-ups to enrolled individuals.
-Document all services and submit in a timely and accurate manner
-Perform other duties as assigned by the program manager

Qualifications:
-High school diploma or GED required.
-At least two years of documented recovery
-Must be able to obtain certification as a peer support specialist. Will be required to obtain
certification within 120 days if not currently certified.

Job Salary:
$32,000.00 – $34,000.00

Hours:
Full-time, Exempt – 40 hours per week

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and
paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become
certified as addiction professionals.

Travel Requirements:
-Travel is required at least two times a week
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume, to (205) 203-4843, or send
an email with one attachment including your cover letter and resume, to
jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, or submit an online application at: www.specialkindofcaring.org
Please insert in the subject line PRSS-0416

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