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Eliot Community Human Services CCS Recovery Coach in Lynn, Massachusetts

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate member access to recovery-oriented substance use disorder treatment, resources, and community recovery groups within the Unit itself and in the community.

  • Collaborate with other internal/external staff to ensure that the client’s perspective is always included within the care planning process.

  • Provide generalized and specialized training and consultation to staff related to substance use disorder treatment and best practices for engagement.

  • Provide guidance and support to Members in all phases of the recovery process (pre-contemplation, contemplation, active engagement) in a person centered/strengths based fashion.

  • Promote hope and empowerment through meetings and support with Members through targeted disclosure of your recovery story/experiences.

  • Participate and transport members to relevant service appointments (detox, SMART Recovery, AA, sober homes, MAT consults/groups)

  • Participate in recovery oriented community events as assigned (e.g. municipality based opioid prevention event)

    Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED, and at least one year of paid or volunteer experience working with adults with mental illness and/or substance abuse.

  • Receiving mental health and/or substance use services or received services in the past and have self-knowledge to manage their illness with an established recovery process.

  • Strong commitment to substance use recovery.

  • Skills to establish supportive relationships with persons with mental illnesses/substance use and respect for their preferences for treatment.

  • Ability to provide flexible services that are community based and focused on team work.

  • Enroll and complete Recovery Coach Certification Program.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Communication Skills: Expert

  • Computer Software Skills: Expert

  • Experience with population: Expert

Education

Preferred

  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • MA DRIVER'S LICENSE

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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