Conduct screening, assessment for substance abuse & other addictions, risk, and treatment needs
Work collaboratively with persons served to understand how addiction and/or substance abuse impact all areas of life
A short commute from both Boston and Providence
Description of Position
CCBC is hiring a Recovery Specialist Supervisor to join our Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (COE-RRS) Program.
- Conduct supervision with recovery specialist on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis.
- Manage monthly staff scheduled including mandates and or coverage
- Ensure that all needed hygiene along with nutrition needs are met.
- Transportation coordination with other COE RRS program to ensure that all residents get to and from all required appointment.
- Assist to completing all new intakes for the COE RRS program.
- Medication observation with all residents.
- Assess and track clients’ stages of change and stages of treatment readiness;
- Conducts outreaches utilizing evidence-based practices such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention; consistent with clients' stage of change and/or readiness.
- The Recovery Specialist Supervisor will work collaboratively with residents to understand how addiction and/or substance impact all areas of life.
- Addressing consequences of use regardless of stages of change and supporting readiness, relapse prevention and long-term recovery.
- The Recovery Specialist Supervisor will provide community based resources for any substance abuse related concerns and mental health as needed by resident.
- The Program Specialist Supervisor will report to the Program Director/Clinical Director on a daily basis to seek guidance, supervision and support in their cases.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in human services plus three years of relevant experience or five years of experience as a substance abuse counselor. Addictions/Substance Abuse Certification preferred, or must be working towards such.
In addition to education/training requirements, must have at least one year of experience working with the adult mentally ill population; provide supervision to the recovery support specialist; knowledge of recovery resources; experience with diverse populations; experience facilitating groups and recovery-based activities; must possess good organizational skills, effective written, verbal, and computer skills.
Knowledge of Core Competencies as identified by the employee’s assigned department; must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; and must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.
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Date posted: 6/9/2021
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780