Sumner Mental Health Center

1601 W. 16th St.
Wellington , KS

Youth Peer Support Specialist

Sumner Mental Health Center
Wellington, KS Full-time
Posted on August 8, 2019

Candidate will provide individual support to youth (from 12-21) under a System of Care Grant and as a Children’s Case Manager to provide face-to-face community psychiatric support services to youth and their families. To qualify as a Youth Peer Support Specialist, there is a requirement to be under the age of 25 years of age and have experience with a mental health challenge or to have received behavioral health services. Bachelor’s degree in psychology or human services related field, computer skills with electronic medical record experience preferred, verbal and written communication and writing skills, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Competitive salary, 403(b) with an employer contribution, health/dental/vision insurance, and other benefits are available.


MISSION STATEMENT: Sumner Mental Health Center is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive and individualized treatment that meets the complex needs of individuals and families. We endeavor to deliver the highest quality and cost-effective treatment for behavioral, psychiatric, and/or addictive diseases.

OUR CORE VALUES: Human Dignity, Community, Service, Integrity, and Innovation.

SMHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.