Create a Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
What job do you want?

Peer Recovery Specialist job in Philadelphia at Public Health Management Corporation

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Peer Recovery Specialist at Public Health Management Corporation

Peer Recovery Specialist

Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia, PA Full Time
Apply on company site

The Peer Recovery Specialist will work on a new CSAT-funded Peer Recovery Support program focused on previously incarcerated individuals with a history of substance use disorders or current substance users. The position is located in a FQHC, Care Clinic, and the person will work closely with project team members. This position fulfills a unique role in the support and recovery to formerly incarcerated  clients with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring mental health disorder within a clinical health setting in North Philadelphia.

The Peer Recovery Specialist (PRS) is a person in recovery from substance abuse disorder, who has been trained to work with others on his/her individual road to recovery and will incorporate personal experience  to inspire hope in those they serve.  The PRS will work closely with clients and in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary health care team. The PRS will be responsible for connecting with existing patients and conducting targeted outreach in  North Philadelphia to engage new clients, especially persons with HIV, Hepatitis C and/or other chronic conditions from diverse settings. The Peer Recovery Specialist reports directly to the Peer Supervisor/Project  Coordinator. This is a full-time position that will require frequent, local travel.


  • Work within the project's North Philadelphia target communities including high-risk neighborhoods and areas to reach formerly incarcerated, substance-using adults;
  • Screen and interview formerly incarcerated, substance-using adults for enrollment;
  • Conduct individualized and group meetings with clients and provide a set of non-clinical activities that engage, educate and offer support to individuals;
  • Comply with all regulations under HIPAA regulations and the CSAT Grant; and
  • Maintain appropriate records of activities, participants, fidelity, and outcomes


  • At least two years of experience with vulnerable populations, including incarcerated, substance use and/or mental health disorders; knowledge of North Philadelphia a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfort working with diverse populations and in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality; sensitivity to racial/ethnic and economic diversity;
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred


  • At least two years of personal substance use recovery;
  • At least two years of community outreach and /or interviewing experience
  • At least two years of experience work with substance-involved minority populations

Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma /GED required


  • Commensurate with education and experience

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

  • This position is classified as salaried non-exempt in accordance to FLSA standards.


Recommended Skills

Mental Diseases
Substance Abuse
Spanish Language
English Language
Hepatitis C
Get job alerts by email. Sign up now! Join Our Talent Network!

Job Snapshot

Employee Type



Philadelphia, PA

Job Type

Finance, Accounting


Not Specified

Date Posted

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site