peer support specialist resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Focused Peer Support Specialist with the exceptional ability to help peers with [Area]. Resourceful with a significant network of community resources. Known for proven abilities in [Skill] and [Skill]. Caring Peer Support Specialist with proven ability to build trust and rapport. Compassionate and empathetic with genuine concern for the well-being of peers. Perceptive Peer Support Specialist with a [Number]-year history in [Industry]. Adept at providing support for [Issue]. Offering significant training in [Topic]. Motivated Peer Support Specialist dedicated to coaching clients through life changes. Proven ability to create customized, structured support plans. Energetic and friendly with strong relationship-building skills. Enthusiastic Peer Support Specialist proudly offering over [Number] years of sobriety and a willingness to help others navigate the services and recovery options available. An energetic individual skilled in building rapport with recovering alcoholics and sharing methods that promote success. Highly committed to delivering support to others. Determined individual with a high level of compassion and skill in assisting individuals in various stages of recovery. Hardworking Peer Support Specialist known for handling appointment scheduling, transporting clients to meetings and promoting assistance wherever and whenever needed. Attentive Peer Support Specialist promoting a [Number]-year career sharing life experiences regarding mental illnesses and always ready with a listening and attentive ear for others. Skilled at providing a high level of support and helping individuals find needed community services. Ready for a new position assisting others and helping each live optimal lives. Veteran [Type] Counselor knowledgeable about [Area of expertise] and behavior intervention treatments and techniques. Proficient in individual and group therapy methods. Offering [Number] years of mental health experience. Passionate [Job Title] with background in [Type] counseling to assist patient assessment, comfort and treatment. Experienced over more than [Number] years leveraging education and training to prepare customized, private activities, foster relationship building and increase engagement. Dedicated understanding of measures to achieve personal problem resolution. Dedicated [Job Title] with broad range of experience in delivering comprehensive case management to residents in long-term facilities and social services programs. Highly accomplished in fostering meaningful relationships and developing effective short-term and long-term plans to achieve client goals. Complete understanding of complex considerations governing assessment and treatment. [Job Title] with demonstrated command of [Area of expertise]. [Type] expert with developed aptitude for [Skill] and [Skill]. Multilingual and fluent in [Language] and [Language], offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity. [Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. [Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill]. Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Communication abilities
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Family assistance
  • Community services information
  • Positive environment facilitation
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Issue resolution abilities
  • Planning skills
  • Recovery assistance and support
  • Relationship cultivation
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Exemplary communication
  • Practiced in family assessments
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Outreach programming specialist
  • Diagnostic ability
  • Suicide precautions expertise
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Addictions specialist
  • Treatment planning
  • Mental health support
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Therapeutic expertise
  • Crisis intervention
  • Talent in community psychiatry
  • Missions Mobilization
  • Family therapy aptitude
Peer Support Specialist, 11/2019 - Current
Veterans Administration Conroe, TX,
  • Transported individuals safely to support meetings and medical appointments.
  • Shared details regarding recovery and wellness principles focused on helping others struggling to stay focused on personal recovery journeys.
  • Maintained strict data confidentiality and privacy on all information related to individuals.
  • Interacted with family members of individuals and shared information regarding available community support services.
  • Consulted with psychiatrists about client medication changes, issues with medicine compliance and efficacy of medications.
  • Responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose.
  • Facilitated up to [Number] individual sessions per week and well-regarded [Type] group.
  • Evaluated patient behavior, moods and other responses to determine correct diagnosis and devise treatment plans.
  • Performed counseling interventions to address issues through conflict resolution and situational adjustment to depression, anxiety, and physical or substance abuse.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided IT and software trouble-shooting support to rest of the organization.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Leveraged [software] to input and compile data gathered from various sources.
Disability, 01/2019 - Current
Northern Tool + Equipment Jacksonville, FL,
  • Administered medication to patients according to strict schedules.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Created detailed and individualized plans to best support over [Number] patients.
  • Oversaw and planned schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
Cashier, 06/1996 - 08/1997
McDonald's City, STATE,
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Scanned customer purchases, supporting transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Promoted specific item options to drive sales and achieve add-on purchases.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Received payments for [Product or Service] and issued receipts.
Bar Trainer, 05/1993 - 06/1996
Applebee's City, STATE,
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed to purchase alcohol.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Created list of signature beverage items to increase overall revenue and patron loyalty.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
  • Monitored patrons to keep alcohol consumption at designated levels.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Produced and balanced daily and weekly sales reports to assess and coordinate staff.
  • Worked with management to plan and implement special events to boost customer numbers and profits.
Education and Training
: Nurse Anesthetist, Expected in
Iowa Western Community College - Council Bluffs, IA
Status -
Certificate: Peer Support Specialist, Expected in 11/2019
Community Alliance - Omaha, NE,
Status -
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Year]
  • Certified [Job Title], [Company Name] - [Year]
  • Licensed [Job Title] - [Year]

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School Attended

  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Community Alliance

Job Titles Held:

  • Peer Support Specialist
  • Disability
  • Cashier
  • Bar Trainer


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Certificate

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