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The Edinburg Center Peer Specialist I in Bedford, Massachusetts


Peer Specialist I

FT positions available

The Edinburg Center is seeking Peer Specialists within our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) group. This is a mobile position providing services in the surrounding communities of Bedford, MA as a key partner of our integrated team.

What You Will Do:

Must identify with significant life disruption due to a mental health diagnosis, substance use, trauma, extreme states, or other systems involvement (homelessness, foster care system, incarceration) that enables the peer support specialist to provide support to those in services in a unique and distinct way. Must be able to identify the supports, resources, and skills that may lead to increased wellness and be able to support others to identify those areas for themselves.

Who You Are:

Must be eligible to complete a certification that is recognized by the state of Massachusetts, including the Certified Peer Specialist (CPS). Pathway to Certification will be completed upon hire and Peer Support Specialist I will be actively mentored to complete certification as required by relevant contract within 6 months of hire. Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required. First Aid and CPR within three months of hire required.

Who We Are:

A dedicated team of professionals who have chosen to join an organization with a forty year history of serving people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, brain injury and autism in the community. When we are not at work, we love to hike, bike, craft, read, shop and sing opera, among many other things! Our staff of 350 have range of interests and skills and we know you do too! We know that The Edinburg Center will mean as much to you as it does to us!

At work, we are psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, behavior specialists, board certified behavior analysts, peer specialist, clinicians, direct service staff and employment specialists.

What We Offer:

We offer an excellent benefits package for both full and part-time staff, including; health (must work a minimum of 30 hours), dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Paid time off benefits include vacation, personal, sick and holidays. To support ongoing professional development, we offer tuition reimbursement, conference, seminar, certification and specialized training funding, as well as free clinical supervision for licensure.

We think the best benefit we offer here is the chance to learn from our staff, and we hope you will be willing to teach us as well. Come join us and create your own career path!

We think the best benefit we offer here is the chance to learn from our staff, and we hope you will be willing to teach us as well.

The Edinburg Center, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Candidates who bring the strength of diversity are encouraged to apply.