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  • 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 new Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (COE-RRS) Program.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts screening, assessing and reassessing for substance abuse, risk, and treatment needs. Assessment will also be conducted for other addictions such as food, gambling, etc.;
  • Assesses and tracks clients stages of change and stages of treatment readiness;
  • Conducts outreach utilizing evidence based practices such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral approaches and relapse prevention; consistent with clients stage of change and/or readiness;
  • Work collaboratively with persons served to understand how addiction and/or substance abuse impact all areas of life;
  • Addresses consequences of use regardless of stages of change, and supporting readiness, relapse prevention, and long-term recovery;
  • Provides community based resources for any mental health or substance abuse related concerns as needed by the person served;
  • Reports to the Program Director/Clinical Director on a daily basis to seek guidance, supervision and support in their cases.

Requirements

Education/Training

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.

Experience

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.

Other

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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Program Information

Date posted: 10/16/2019

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Monica Leonardo, Program Director of COE/RRS (mantunes@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.