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Description/Job Summary


The Peer Coordinator - Escambia County/ Santa Rosa functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide peer support, advocacy, coaching, mentoring, behavior modeling, assistance, and guidance for clients assigned to the Family Intensive Treatment (FIT) Team.  Promote positive and collaborative relations with FIT Team and the community.  Attend available training to increase skills specific to mental health and substance abuse populations.  Actively participate and contribute in staff meetings, supervision, quality reviews, and monitoring activities.  Maintain positive, timely, and effective communication with patients, families, team members, external and internal resource providers, referral sources, and community providers.  Maintain compliance with individual mandatory staff development plan per LCI standards (60) hours per year. Maintain client’s confidentiality according to LCI’s policy and HIPPA requirements.


  •   Must have a high school diploma or GED.  
  •   Lived an experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • As an adult who has been in recovery for a minimum of two (2) years from a substance use or mental health condition
    • As a family member or caregiver to another individual who has or is in recovery from substance use or mental health condition
    • As a veteran of the armed forces who has been in recovery for a minimum of two (2) years from a substance use or mental health condition 
  •   Must pass background check prior to hire 
  •   Must possess a valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside, good driving record and insurable under Center’s policy.
  •   Preferred to have completed certified peer specialist training and/or be wiling to complete as a condition of employment. 
  •   Must be able to use a computer
  •   Must be able to pass a background check
  •   Must have a valid Florida Driver’s license
  •   Must be insurable under LCI’s automobile plan
  •  Must be able to travel locally to clients’ homes, training locations and other locations as necessary 

These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. 

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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