Tailored Care Peer Support Specialist

Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals PORT Health, we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated full-time Peer Support Specialist to join our Tailored Care Management team (TCM) in Pitt County. As a valued member of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work together to transform the lives of individuals by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward.

*$1250 sign-on bonus

What You’ll Do

The Tailored Care Peer Support Specialist/Extender provides life experience with mental illness, substance use and behavioral health services that professional training cannot replicate. This experience is relevant to and commensurate with the experiences of members served by TCM. The Peer Support Specialist focuses on increasing the individual’s ability to live as independently as possible, managing the illness, and reestablishing his or her community roles related to the following life domains: emotional, social, safety, housing, mental and physical health, educational, vocational, and legal. This is a community-based position with daily travel in the service area that may work outside of traditional business hours. The service area for this position is Greenville / Pitt County and surrounding areas. 

How You’ll Benefit

You’ll earn a competitive salary between $16-18/hour depending on your skills and experience. This full-time position offers a flexible primary schedule Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, 40 hours/week. We offer competitive benefits for benefits eligible positions.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, as needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • We provide all work tools
  • We are a Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualifier
  • *bonus paid half at successful completion of 30 days and half at 90

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in various community settings and have a passion for helping others. We also require the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist
  • Must be or have been a recipient of mental health services
  • Must have current, unrestricted, NC driver’s license and current vehicle insurance to provide own transportation for the position
  • Must have 1-year of paid experience working with the TCM population

If you are a kind, caring person looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this position and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community. Apply now via our website: www.eastersealsucp.com OR by sending your resume to recruiter@eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Purpose, dedication and empathy drive our in-person and telehealth service delivery. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

We provide working environments that support a healthy lifestyle for our clients and employees and have a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age. 

We encourage applicants of all abilities to apply!