Peer Recovery Coach – Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk Full Time Positions
ADDS is committed to provide high quality treatment, rehabilitation, and educational services for persons involved in and/or concerned with substance abuse problems, problem gambling and other behavioral disorders using Recovery Oriented System of Care. We are currently seeking a Full Time Peer Recovery for our Mt. Pleasant office, and an additional Full Time Peer Recovery Coach for our Keokuk Office.
- Minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalent;
- valid driver’s license with good driving record required;
- Associate’s degree in Human Services field preferred.
- Individuals in sustained, long-term recovery from substance use problems are preferred.
- Certification as a Certified Peer Recovery Coach by an approved organization. Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) full training preferred. The certification requirement may be waived as long as the employee is making satisfactory progress toward the achievement of certification and CCAR training as soon as possible but no less than 6 months from the date of employment. ADDS generally provides for the cost of these trainings if staff members do not have this before they are hired.
- Completion of Urine Specimen Collection certification, Breath Alcohol Technician certification, Mandatory Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Reporting certification, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCIT), First Aid/CPR required within 6 months of hire.
- Can develop a professional and supportive relationship to speak to the experience of others with mental health and/or substance use issues and provide support based on similar experiences.
- Provide direct services to clients on an individual, group and family basis in the office setting to teach recovery management skills, promote personal growth, whole health wellness and assist client with recovery goals.
- Document services in agency electronic health records and any other required documentation per grant requirements, state licensure and CARF standards.
- Work within a team model and participate in case consultations and other discussions related to client needs as an active voice for the client.
- Assist client and treatment team to identify those needs of the client which are incapable of being satisfactorily met by this organization and collaborate with treatment team to make an appropriate referral to an outside organization which can meet those needs if such an organization exists.
- Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all client treatment in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and rules (e.g. 42-CFR-2 for substance abuse clients).
- Provide for community awareness/education as needed or requested by the supervisor.
- Provide appropriate training and orientation to supervisees. 9. Other duties as assigned.
Counselor Aide – Burlington Part Time Position
ADDS is committed to provide high quality treatment, rehabilitation, and educational services for persons involved in and/or concerned with substance abuse problems, problem gambling and other behavioral disorders using Recovery Oriented System of Care. We are currently seeking a Part Time Counselor Aide in our Residential Program located in Burlington.
- GED or High School Diploma.
- Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
- Mandatory Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse Certification within 6 months of hire
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
- Urine Specimen Collection Certification
- First Aide/CPR
- Provide client supervision and input to clinical staff as appropriate
- Assist residential program staff in carrying out duties
- Participate in supervised individual, group, and other program interventions
- Perform other aspects of program services including case file management, urinalysis collection, client supervision, transportation, completing room searches, mediate interactions of clients, provide detailed documentation of client activity
- Supervise and document the client’s self-administration of authorized medications.
- Work Holidays and fill in for full time staff while they are on vacation or sick.