Peer to Peer Specialist
Inspire Diagnostics

Quincy, Massachusetts

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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The Peer to Peer program, located at our Quincy clinic, offers support to individuals living with mental illness during evenings when access to mental health services is typically unavailable. Funded by the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership and operated with our Emergency Services Program.

Program Hours:

Tuesday - Friday 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 their recovery. Dedicated to the belief that recovery is real, the program functions within a living room model where peers can relax and feel comfortable.

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Connecting with clients, urging open, honest dialogue, and showing by example that recovery is possible
  • Being a role models for the group
  • Advocate for their peers
  • Promote healing through relationship building
  • Provide guidance on other mental health resources if needed

Schedule:

Part time - Flexible schedule within program hours!

Hourly rate: $17.00

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
  • Current or previous experience as a consumer of mental health services 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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