Rural Recovery Bi-lingual Recovery Coach in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Bilingual Recovery Coach at the South County Recovery Center Duties and Responsibilities: - Establishes recovery-relationship with recoveree, explains recovery Coach role, discusses principles of self-determination and ethical considerations including confidentiality, and recoveree determination to continue or end the coaching relationship. - Obtains a signed contract from each recoveree after reviewing the above; - Assists recoveree in identifying their strengths and recovery capital; - Assists recoveree in creating and achieving goals using their Wellness Plan; - Identifies recovery resources and assists recoveree in identifying and overcoming barriers and obstacles to recovery; - Provides telephone support as needed between in-person sessions with recoveree; - Accompanies recoveree to initial mutual-aid meetings, court and other providers as needed; - Serves as role model and advocate, utilizing a recovery oriented supportive environment framework; - Understands and uses agency policies and procedures including the Recovery Coach Code of ethics. - Seeks clarification as needed from Recovery Coach Supervisor; - Attends monthly group coach meetings currently held the third Tuesday of every month at 3pm; - Attends one-on-one supervision weekly or bimonthly depending on number of recoverees (= 5 requires weekly meetings); - Provides coverage for recoveree when absent for a week or more; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Demonstrates organization, time management and prioritizing skills; - Demonstrates follow-up and follow-through skills - Manages relationships with recoverees and other agency coaches in a constructive and positive manner; Eligibility Criteria: - High proficiency speaking, reading, and writing Spanish and English - Recovery Coaches at the SCRC must have lived experience, and have experience with adults with substance addiction. - This individual should have experience and knowledge regarding the addiction treatment service system, recovery values and principles, and other related human services. - Completion of BSAS or CCAR Recovery Coach training required. Must work toward CARC credential - Recovery coaches at the South County Recovery Center are supervised and mentored by the center director.