EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Entry level (no prior related work experience)
Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle report and reliable, insured transportation.
LICENSURE: Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration. Certification as a Peer Support Specialist in the state of Washington is required and must be obtained within six months or less from the date of employment. This timeframe may only be affected by the availability of WA State Peer Support Specialist training and testing.
EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Psychology, social services, or behavioral health field.
EXPERIENCE: Experienced (minimum 2 years of job-related experience)
Experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness in a community mental health setting.
WHO WE ARE
The grass really is greener on our side of the water! Come join us on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, where scenic vistas, outdoor activities, and historic towns offer many options for exploration just across Puget Sound from Seattle. Residents enjoy a peaceful, unhurried, affordable lifestyle, along with the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds. Seattle is a water commute away via fast ferry passenger service or the WA State Ferries, and Tacoma is a modest highway drive. To learn more, check out www.visitkitsap.com.
Kitsap Mental Health Services (KMHS) is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization filled with compassionate people doing important work. Weve been transforming lives and our community since 1978, helping our neighbors with mental and behavioral health challenges to achieve healthy, productive lives. As one of the largest non-profit employers in Kitsap County, our 500+ employees provide a comprehensive range of services to over 6500 children, youth, adults, and families annually.
WEVE GOT YOU COVERED
- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package
- Work/life balance
- The opportunity to make a positive difference!
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.