Peer Specialist
Inspire Diagnostics

Quincy, Massachusetts

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

The mission of the Peer-to-Peer Program is to provide a safe and supportive environment where clients can connect with others whose shared experiences help them work through various stages of crisis. Clients can join in peer-led activities, including guided meditation, arts and crafts, and "recovery is real" group discussions. If they prefer, they can simply relax, enjoy a cup of coffee, or watch television in a comfortable, home-like atmosphere surrounded by empathetic peers whose similar situations can be invaluable during recovery. Offering respect, understanding, and ongoing encouragement, our peers are a guiding force to renew hope and strengthen clients' determination to stay on track with their own journeys of recovery.

Aspire Health Alliance's peer support specialists are qualified by lived experience and trained through the Massachusetts Certified Peer Specialist Program. Each is dedicated to connecting with clients, urging open, honest dialogue-and showing by example that recovery is possible. Role models for the group, they also advocate for their peers, promote healing through relationship building, and provide guidance on other mental health resources if needed.

Aspire Health Alliance's Peer-to-Peer Program provides clients with assistance during times when access to mental health services is unavailable. Located at 460 Quincy Avenue in Quincy, Peer-to-Peer is open Thursday and Friday from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, and on holidays between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Required Skills

  • Peer Specialist Certification required within 6 months of date of hire. (Agency will assist with process)
  • Requires valid driver's license, a safe driving record and access to personal vehicle for consumer transportation

Required Experience
  • Lived experience with severe and persistent mental illness required

Aspire Health Alliance is committed to and passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate, support and promote diversity of thought, culture, and backgrounds. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, we base all employment decisions on each individual's capabilities and qualifications, without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other protected characteristic. Aspire Health Alliance strives to fully reflect the clients and communities we serve and believes that a diversity of interests and cultures leads to a stronger and more innovative organization.

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