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Gandara Center Recovery Specialist-Various Locations in Ludlow, Massachusetts

Recovery Specialist - Substance Use Disorder [SUD] Program - Various Locations To work within the Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (RRS)'s team model to actively promote the philosophy of Gandara Center and maintain a high level of commitment to the program. To assist clients to remain actively involved in the milieu and attend to their needs, especially during stressful and crisis situations. To provide advocacy and safety with the milieu and when supervising clients off-site. To notify supervisors immediately in the event of a client or milieu crisis, suspected illegal activity or any behavior constituting an incident in the program. Duties include: Maintain direct supportive contact with residents to continually asses their individual needs Complete adult comprehensive assessment, treatment plans, group progress notes, weekly progress notes, discharge summaries, and aftercare planning To transport clients to appointments as needed Acquire and maintain necessary certifications mandated by the Agency and licensing standards Facilitate treatment groups Develop strong, supportive relationships with clients, providing for their safety and care Collaborate with other departments in settings where care must be coordinated between medical, MAT, and psychiatric and behavioral needs Requirements/Qualifications: Associate/High School/GED + 2 years' experience working with Substance Use Disorders [SUD] and moderate to severe Mental Health [MH] disorders. Bachelor's Degree + 1 years' experience working with SUD and moderate to severe MH disorders. Experience providing SUD treatment services, including group facilitation. Valid driver's license, auto insurance, ability to assume travel assignments related to work. Lived experience is valued. Bilingual [English & Spanish] encouraged to apply. Benefits Retirement Plan 403(b) Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Paid vacations 11 paid holidays 8 discretionary days a year Discounts offered to your Sprint, T-Mobile and/or Verizon

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