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Job Type:
Full-time, 40 hours
Salary Range:
$43,000 - $45,000
Location:
Taunton, MA; New Bedford, MA; Brockton, MA
Program Name:
Community Support Program
Hybrid Work Option:
Once trained

About Us

At Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC), we are building an amazing team of professionals who are changing the way mental health is treated in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can find us in schools, homes, the community, and our Taunton offices empowering our clients with the latest evidence-based behavioral health treatments. We are a non-profit community mental health center serving 50 communities in Massachusetts and growing! CCBC provides inpatient, outpatient, and urgent care services to adults and children overcoming depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and many other conditions hindering personal fulfillment. If you are caring, dedicated, and ready to grow your career, we would love to hear from you!

Description of Position

The Community Support Program (CSP) is currently seeking a Recovery Coach who will support peers to gain hope, explore recovery and achieve life goals. You will utilize your lived experience with addiction and/or co-occurring mental health disorders to build rapport with members in the community. As a member of the CCBC Recovery Coach team, you will share your recovery story and experiences to support members in obtaining and maintaining recovery.

We are also interested in candidates who are multilingual in English and either Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or Cape Verdean Creole.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize recovery-based practices and motivational interviewing to build rapport with members in the community.
  • Collaborate with members to developin comprehensive Wellness Plans and Relapse Prevention Plans.
  • Maintain a caseload of up to 30 members to include responsibility for all daily/weekly/monthly documentation and insurance requirements.
  • Maintain weekly communication with members; interact with members in person and over the phone in order to aid in recovery from addiction.
  • Provide information on community, wellness and recovery resources that meet the member’s needs.
  • Coordinate and assist in connecting members to addiction and recovery support providers and services, including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).
  • Accompany members to provider appointments and meetings to enhance the recovery experience (AA, Faith Based, etc.) using personal vehicle for transportation.
  • Collaborate with established natural supports and community providers.

Requirements

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) approved Recovery Coach Training
  • Lived recovery experience with at least 2 years of continuous abstinence if in personal recovery
  • Must have good time management, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Personal, insured vehicle with clean driving record (driving record will be verified)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Multilingual (able to speak and read Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, etc.)

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter

 

Program Information

  • Community Support Program

    A short-term program which provides intensive case management services to clients who are considered to be "at risk" within the community... read more

Date posted: 5/18/2024

Send Resume & Letter

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

Mary Murphy, LSW, CSP Program Director (mmurphy@comcounseling.org)

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

I've been clean for 3 years and 5 months and I'm grateful. You can never be too grateful. You can't forget where you come from. You have to always be aware.

- Henrietta, a CCBC client

My CSP worker seemed to actually care about me as a person and what was happening in my life.

- Mike, a CCBC client

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.