ACT Certified Peer Specialist

Apply for the position, ACT Certified Peer Specialist, with High Plains Mental Health Center today or contact Lauren Gardner for more information. Posted Aug 25, 2021.


High Plains Mental Health Center currently has a full time position opening in the Hadley Building for an ACT Certified Peer Specialist.

New employees will receive a $325 sign-on bonus following successful completion of their 90 day orientation period.

  • 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
  • No working Weekends or Holidays
  • Excellent vacation OR 24 days of vacation/year
  • +7 paid holidays
  • +5 paid Continuing Education days
  • KPERS retirement plan & 403 B
  • Benefits including medical, vision, dental Insurance
  • Will pay for nursing license renewal every 2 years
  • HPMHC offers great team dynamics and a friendly work environment

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team provides non-traditional community based mental health treatment to promote the recovery and community integration of adults with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use and/or serious co-occurring physical health conditions. The ACT Certified Peer Specialist will be expected to manage his/her own schedule and will also be expected to work in a team environment.  The vast majority of services will take place in consumer’s homes and/or in the community.

(1) Must have “lived experience” and a personal recovery story specific to a behavioral health condition; (2) Have at least a Bachelor’s degree or be equivalently qualified by a combination of education and work experience in a human service field.

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and a good driving record with no alcohol related incidents within the last five years. Must also be able to successfully pass an intensive background check. Interested applicants should send their resume, transcript, three professional references and a letter of interest to Jessica Sherfick 208 East 7th Street, Hays, KS 67601 or via email to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Our patients are our number one concern, and we are here to exceed their expectations by providing excellent clinical care and premier service and positive impact on their lives.If you would like to join our team, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about our openening.

High Plains Mental Health Center offers an excellent benefit package including a portfolio of health, dental and vision benefits. High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

High Plains Mental Health Center is a Smoke-Free facility. This includes the use of all tobacco, vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

Job Type: Full-time 

ACT Certified Peer Specialist
Full Time
Lauren Gardner
Aug 25, 2021
Jan 10, 2022
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