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Peer Support Specialist at Lutheran Scial Svcs Centl Ohio

Peer Support Specialist

Lutheran Scial Svcs Centl Ohio Lancaster, OH Full Time
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This position is responsible for engaging with and providing support to residents of the facility.  This includes developing relationships and building rapport and trust with the residents.    


  • Manages supportive living facility including orienting new residents to the house and program; enforcing rules of the program, including curfew; and managing the purchasing of food and other household items for the house.
  • Regularly engages with residents, helping residents through challenges and providing support and guidance to residents.  Acts as a role-model, coach and mentor and builds a sense of community within the program.
  • Conduct a weekly house meeting with all residents at a regularly scheduled time once per week
  • Provide a daily report to the case manager as to the status of the residents
  • Document any unusual incidents occurring
  • All other related duties as required.


High School Diploma or GED, Certified Peer Support Specialist required.

Prior experience working with the homeless and/or the AOD/Mental Health population preferred


  • Strong communication skills, with ability to actively listen, demonstrate understanding and empathy
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Comfortable working in one-on-one situations as well as in groups
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Knowledge of case manager and strong documentation skills


  • Flexibility in managing schedule including weekends and evening hours. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, access to reliable insured transportation and ability to meet LSS insurance standards required



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