ChesapeakeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Chesapeake jobs


Company: PORT Health
Location: Nags Head
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Port Health's mission is to improve the lives, health and well-being of individuals and families dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Peer Support Specialist to join our care management team in Eastern NC designed to provide or arrange whole-person, integrated health care.
$1250 sign-on bonus

What You'll Do

The Tailored Care Peer Support Specialist/Care 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 Tailored Care Management (TCM). The TCM 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 Nags Head and surrounding areas.

How You'll Benefit

You'll earn a competitive salary between $16-20/hour depending on your skills and experience.This full-time position offers a flexible primaryschedule 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
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Reimbursement for work-related travel
  • Professional development and opportunities for staff training
  • Paid training for tailored care management certification program
  • Get paid while you work!
  • Sign-on bonus is paid half at successful completion of 30 days and 90 days 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're a kind, experienced behavioral health professional seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website at

      About Port Health

      PORT Health's mission is to improve the lives, health and well-being of individuals and families dealing with substance use and mental health disorders by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward. Learn more at

      We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That's why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

      Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!

Keywords: PORT Health, Chesapeake , BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE MANAGER EXTENDER, Healthcare , Nags Head, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Chesapeake RSS job feeds