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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

Job Details

Home Office - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
High School
$38,124.00 - $57,186.00 Hourly
Up to 25%
Admin - Clerical


General duties:

Under the general direction of the Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (CSTLTS) Program Manager and the Program Coordinator, will provide a supportive role and attend trainings relevant for the 988 Tribal Response Project. Duties include, but are not limited to: attend training related to culturally appropriate crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and follow-up best practices within Tribal communities. Provide crisis support re4psonse to Tribal citizens and act as a liaison with local crisis centers including hospital discharge planning and follow-up. Distribute program information to tribes, tribal organizations, state and local entities regarding 988 Tribal crisis response trainings and partnership opportunities. Assist the Program Coordinator with duties related to the PRSS role and fulfill activities that satisfy grant goals and objectives. Will be expected to work independently on tasks assigned, and work effectively with other staff and partners.



Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent problem-solving skills; ability to work in individual and group settings; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external partners; ability to interact professionally with the public and Tribal citizens, and maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of professional, education, and diverse backgrounds. Has lived experience with substance abuse/mental illness and is in recovery. Must be able to collaborate with tribes, tribal organizations, and crisis response centers. Must maintain PRSS certification by completing required continuing education requirements and attending additional training relevant to the position. Must be willing t5o learn, be flexible, and adapt to changes when necessary. Must be able to provide a supportive role for tribal citizens.


Knowledge of mental health and/or crisis support in preferred. Knowledge of HIPAA compliance is preferred, but not mandatory. Certified Peer Recovery Support is desirable.


Teamwork, effective communication, planning and organizing work, initiative, problem solving, and maintaining constituent confidentiality.

Travel: In and out of state travel may be required in the fulfillment of job requirements and training.

Equal Employment: Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.

Reasonable Accommodations: Reasonable accommodation may be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.

Conditions of Employment: 1. Full-time grant funded appointment (Subject to grant continuation); 2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current State Driver’s License; 3. Climbing, walking, standing, bending, and occasionally long hours.

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