RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center, has
an immediate opening for a PRN (as needed) Peer Support Center
Assistant. The scheduled days will be Wednesday-Saturday. Exact
hours vary somewhat but generally occur 11am-6:30pm.
Ridgeview is a place where staff want to work, a place where
staff are valued and appreciated, and a place where staff are proud
of the impact they are making toward the improvement of people's
lives. At Ridgeview, ultimate job satisfaction is derived from
co-workers, clients, and the realization that we are part of
carrying out Ridgeview's mission.
HOPE | HEALING | RECOVERY
"Where life's complexities are met with hope"
Must be a current or former mental health consumer. Prefer
candidates that are eligible for Certified Peer Recovery
Specialists training within 1 year of employment. Must have
knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of adults with serious
mental illness; must have good communication, decision-making, and
organizational skills; must be active in your mental health
recovery. Must have a valid Tennessee driver's license and safe
driving record to be insurable under Ridgeview's policy. Flexible
to work in other counties when needed.
A consumer-run Peer Support Center is a central place for
consumer self-help, advocacy, and education about mental health
issues and resources. Through a Peer Support Center, consumers
develop their own program to supplement existing mental health
services or provide an alternative to those services. Duties will
include providing peer support, assistance in recordkeeping,
leading mental health recovery groups and providing social
activates for consumers.
Ridgeview offers a full line of benefits including: Medical,
Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay,
Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and Wellness Plan.
Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site. Loan
repayment for qualified behavioral health and primary health care
providers is available.
Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer. Ridgeview conducts
Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Records, License/Degree
Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent
upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record.