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Kentucky Peer Support Specialist (PSS)

Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care

Customer Service
Louisa, KY, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members? ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

ARC is ready to offer you “The B.E.S.T. of ARC” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors. ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship, and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

We are hiring a Peer Support Specialist (PSS) for our growing team! As a Peer Support Specialist we offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic, team-oriented, environment helping individuals overcome substance abuse addiction. In this role you will be part of a multi-functioning team that works interdependently with other departments in the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hold peer support groups for the clients of the center
  • Maintain confidentiality and comply with company, state, federal and HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Charting duties for insurance purposes
  • Maintain a positive, professional attitude toward clients, staff and volunteers
  • Handle crisis situations in a calm supportive manner
  • Complete drug screening when needed
  • Create a safe and healthy environment for clients
  • Perform Residential Staff duties as needed

The above is intended to be a general outline of job duties and not a complete list.

Key Experience and Education Needed:

  • Must be Peer Support Certified by the state of Kentucky.
  • High school graduate or GED preferred
  • Valid driver's license

Other Qualifications to be Considered:

  • Self motivated
  • Availability to work some evening, overnight and/or weekend shifts
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay on schedule
  • Ability to enforce program requirements
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Basic computer skills

ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies.

Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!



Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.