Peer Support Specialist (#0554) Bessemer Health Center


Job Announcement – 0554

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide peer recovery support services to individuals who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder, including an opioid use disorder.

Location of Position:    2201 Arlington Avenue, Bessemer, AL  35020


Position Summary:

The peer support specialist will provide recovery support to individuals enrolled in an outpatient substance use disorder program at the Bessemer Health Center.


Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide recovery support to individuals enrolled in a substance use disorder program 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 health services director.


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


Job Salary:

$36,000.00 – $45,000.00 annually



Full-time, Exempt – Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – 40 hours per week



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

Travel Requirements:

-Travel occasionally

-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 send an email with one attachment including your cover letter and resume to, submit an online application at:, or fax to (205) 203-4843.

Please reference job position:  PSS-0554

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