Project H.O.M.E.

Recovery Coach (P/T, 10hrs/wk), Rowan Homes – Judson

Posted on February 5, 2018

The Recovery Coach will facilitate one group meeting per week on topics related to addiction and recovery. Recovery coach will meet with individual residents on a one-on-one basis to discuss individual struggles and discuss ways to cope with daily life stressors and overcome barriers to recovery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with residents currently in recovery in group setting to strengthen, empower and encourage them to become leaders. Utilize time in group setting to discuss struggles with reaching recovery.
  • Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness.
  • Meet with residents who have recently relapsed or are struggling in addiction to find the right path to recovery.
  • Provide encouragement, support and resources to those struggling with addiction.
  • Meet residents where they are at in order to build relationships and trust with residents.
  • Conducts drug screens with residents.
  • Reviews progress from previous encounter upon each new encounter with resident.
  • Provide respectful, structured, confidential, and non-judgmental, space for residents to discuss struggles with addiction and issues related to addiction.
  • Develop Recovery Plans and Goals with each resident to provide structure and goal oriented behavior with resident, in particular related to employment and education.
  • Support residents in becoming self-sufficient by acknowledging strengths and areas for development.
  • Attend trainings to stay current and abreast of changing trends in the recovery world.
  • Support and assists participant when necessary, with appointments and recovery oriented activities, including accessing treatment.
  • Document services in electronic database.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Peer Specialist or Certified Recovery Specialist, with lived experience with a Substance Use Disorder and now in recovery
  • One year of work experience with persons with Substance Use Disorders
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Word and Outlook and electronic charting databases

Preferred Qualifications

· Associates Degree in a related field

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position requires criminal background checks and drug screen.

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