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Certified Peer Recovery Specialist: W-2



St Paul, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Role Overview:

Are you a Peer Recovery Specialist driven by the desire to make a significant impact in the lives of those facing Substance Use Disorder? Imagine a role where your personal journey through addiction becomes a source of hope and guidance for others. In this position, you will provide more than just traditional support; you will offer personalized mentorship, assist individuals in navigating complex services, and advocate for their needs. Every day, you will witness the tangible impact of your efforts – sometimes, you might even save a life.

Join us and transform your journey into a powerful tool for change. Together, we can offer hope and practical support to those seeking recovery while you continue to strengthen your own path. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to transform lives – including your own.

Required Duties, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proven work experience as a Peer Recovery Specialist or similar role.
  • Motivational interviewing and active listening skills to further support clients.
  • Ability to understand and meet the needs of the client through respectful, courteous, and caring interactions with patients, families, and other health professionals.
  • Knowledge and skill to teach and engage in basic problem-solving strategies to support individual clients in self-directed recovery.
  • Knowledge and skill sufficient to use community resources necessary for independent living and the ability to teach those skills to other individuals.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and adherence to organizational policy related to the patient's rights to confidential care.
  • Ability to work with health personnel and clients of varying ethnic backgrounds.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Other duties as assigned by peer supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must hold a current, unencumbered Peer Recovery credential from the Minnesota Certification Board, the Upper Midwest Indian Council on Addictive Disorders, or the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.
  • Current valid driver’s license.
  • Consistent access to an insured, reliable vehicle.
  • Self-declaration of recovery for 1 year or longer.

Who is Kyros?

Kyros is a Minneapolis-based start-up revolutionizing the way recovery services are delivered and managed. Our technology-enabled workforce solution provides instant access to a curated network of peer recovery specialists and recovery resources for individuals suffering from Substance Use Disorder while simultaneously streamlining and automating critical administrative functions to enable service expansion and increased accessibility.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Differences make us better. Join us

Working Location: 1301 7th St E, St Paul, MN 55106

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Compensation: Hourly range for full time is expected to be $22-$25 with benefits eligibility including medical, dental, vision, 401k match, PTO and more! The exact hourly rate will be determined based on experience and other factors.