Reference #: 5001020843806
Requisition Number


1st Shift - no week-ends

External Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do.
We are seeking a Certified Peer Specialist to join our team in our Philadelphia County - Philadelphia, PA 19119 location.
Earn: $18.91 per hour
Position Details
The Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) performs a range of tasks through individual and group encounters to assist consumers in regaining control over their own lives and over their own recovery process.  The CPS will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills, serve as a consumer advocate, provided information and peer support in their communities, inpatient, or emergency setting.  The CPS also provides essential expertise and consultation to other team members in promoting a recovery-oriented culture and practice of service provision and in understanding the consumers' perspective and subjective experience.  Services are provided in accordance with all existing policies, procedures, and regulations and in accord with the mission and value of the company.
Merakey offers medical, dental - vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans and more!
DailyPay enrollment option
Work/Life Balance
Flexible Schedules
Cell Phone Discount Plans
Employee Referral Bonuses
Tuition Reimbursement
Care.com Membership
About Merakey
Merakey is a non-profit provider of developmental, behavioral health, and education services. More than 8,000 employees provide support to nearly 40,000 individuals and families throughout 12 states across the country each year.
Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey welcomes all Veterans to apply!

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The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Must have received a Peer Specialist Certification upon graduation of the Certified Peer Specialist Training.
Must have a high school diploma or general equivalence degree (GED)
Within the last 3 years has maintained at least 12 months of successful full or part time paid or voluntary work experience or obtained at least 24 credit hours of post-secondary education.
Valid Driver's License

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.