Peer Support Specialist

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Peer Support Specialist

Department Name:

Psychiatry-Centr ofExcel-OASIS - 412212

Vacancy ID:


Position Posting Category:

Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)

Hiring Range:



Part-Time Temporary

If part-time, how many hours per week?:

10 - 20

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Flexible hours
Occasional evenings and weekends

Estimated Duration of Appointment:


Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

The OASIS-CCH program serves adolescents and young adults recovering from psychotic disorders. We are seeking individuals with lived experience of a psychotic disorder to serve as Peer Support Specialists for OASIS-CCH clients. The Peer Support Specialist will help OASIS clients improve their social and work lives through the organization and facilitation of social activities and volunteer activities. The Peer Support Specialist will also work individually with clients to improve social and work life. The Peer Support Specialist will work under the direction of an OASIS clinician.

Education and Experience:

Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Certification as a NC Peer Support Specialist will be required but this certification can be obtained while on the job.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Lived experience with a psychotic disorder.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time