AltaPointe’s Adult Residential Services are designed for consumers with serious and persistent mental illness who require social rehabilitation and community support. Combining medical, nursing and clinical services, our staff provides care and treatment for more than 200 adults in need of intensive service provision. The Adult Residential Services Program consists of group homes, which are supervised 24 hours/day when consumers are on the premises. Expected outcomes are the same for each adult group home: to prevent re-hospitalization and to maximize and maintain successful community placement. Residential care focuses on the rehabilitation and return to the community of seriously mentally ill consumers.
Peer Specialist are responsible for providing social interaction on a group and individual basis with residential consumers, promoted recovery-oriented activities, assisting consumers in developing advocacy skills, and assisting staff and consumers in understanding the recovery process.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Must be a current or former recipient of mental health services for no less than one year with a significant mental health disorder as defined by the DSM-V
Must be well grounded in one’s own recovery
Be willing to share one’s own recovery story
Peer Specialist Certification (Provided by AltaPointe after hire)
Must be 23 years of age or older, maintain a valid Alabama driver's license, and must have proof of current liability insurance
AltaPointe requires that all new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. AltaPointe allows candidates who are not fully vaccinated at the time of hire a reasonable amount of time to obtain vaccinated status. This position requires vaccination against COVID-19 or, if applicable, an approved accommodation for religious or medical reasons.