Peer Support Specialist

Position Summary:

The peer support specialist will provide recovery support to individuals. The area served is Jefferson County.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide recovery support to individuals enrolled in treatment for alcohol or drug use disorders by linking them to appropriate recovery services, including self-help groups.
-Collect data from clients at intake and follow-ups

-Document all services and submit in a timely and accurate manner

-Peer group facilitation

-Peer individual counseling
-Perform other duties as assigned by the treatment coordinator


-High school diploma or GED, preferred
-At least two years of documented substance use recovery, required

-Two years of continuous sobriety/active in recovery, required

-Concurrent participation in clinical supervision by a licensed or certified QSAP I, required

-CRSS certification (preferred) or must obtain certification within 120 days of hire, required

Hours: Full Time, ExemptMonday- Friday 10a-6p.

Travel Requirements:

-Local 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


Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave.

To Apply: Individuals who are interested should apply via Indeed or fax a cover letter and resume to (205) 203-4843. Please insert in the subject line (PSS-0618)

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Documented Recovery: 2 years (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Birmingham, AL: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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