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Peer Recovery Specialist, Roots To Recovery Job Openings by The Center for Great Expectations in New Brunswick

The Center for Great Expectations Careers 2020 - The Center for Great Expectations is looking for the candidates to fill Peer Recovery Specialist, Roots to Recovery that will be placed in New Brunswick.

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Description: This full-time position (40 hours per week) requires flexibility to work shifts based on client needs (Monday-Friday, between the hours of 10am-9pm). Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Peer Recovery Specialist will be responsible for outreach to community-based organizations and to potential and current outpatient clients in community settings. The Peer Recovery Specialist will also perform client eligibility screenings, informal peer-to-peer counseling and, with the assistance of the clinicians, provide case management services to clients in the community. Additionally, the Peer Recovery Specialist will assist in the local evaluation process by providing six-month follow-up assessments. The Peer Recovery Specialist will promote the use of the Nurtured Heart Approach, as well as the Attachment, Regulation, and Competency interventions (ARC) in all outpatient activities with the goal of sustaining a safe and comfortable environment for the individuals served. . Requirements: PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: 1.) Performs all duties and demonstrate behaviors and attitudes consistent with the Mission Statement and Core Values of the organization, and the Nurtured Heart Approach. 2.) Continually participate in building and maintaining positive working relationships through effective communication, performance improvement and teamwork efforts. 3.) Be of good character and reputation; sufficient physical, mental, and emotional health to satisfactorily perform her or his job duties. 4.) Actively participate in safety programs of the organization by identifying potential risks and promoting client safety as well as environmental safety. 5.) Accomplish individual and team goals and objectives established by supervisor based on prior performance evaluation. 6.) Comply with HIPAA guidelines regarding client rights and confidentiality. 7.) Comply with documentation and training set forth by Human Resources. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Act as a role model to persons in recovery to inspire hope, share life experiences, and lessons learned as a person in recovery.
Model/mentor recovery process and demonstrates coping skills.
Engage individuals who may be at-risk and provide stage-appropriate recovery education and support.
Assist in the orientation process for individuals who are new to receiving substance use disorder treatment services.
Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and competence and be informed as to the needs of individuals in recovery.
Assist individuals in identifying their personal interests and goals.
Continually participate in building and maintaining positive working relationships through effective communication, performance improvement and teamwork efforts.
Conduct phone screenings with potential clients.
Introduce and link individuals to community resources and peer supports outside of the facility to promote community integration.
Participate in case presentations to the treatment team along with the clinician.
Conduct outreach activities including representing the agency in the community.
Track outreach activities and provide feedback for continual improvement of the program.
Maintain records as required by organization policies and regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Assist individuals in areas of relapse prevention, recovery maintenance, and after-care as needed.
Provide front desk coverage as needed.

GENERAL DUTIES: Provide timely documentation for all appointments.
Prepare and deliver oral and written reports to clinical staff and appropriate professional agencies as indicated.
Maintain record as required by organization policies and regulatory and accrediting agencies.
Maintain compliance with organizational and regulatory agencies policies and standards.
Participate in program, committee and clinical staff meetings as indicated.
Participate in program evaluation and ongoing quality improvement efforts.
Participate in clinical training programs as indicated.
Work as a member of a team to establish and maintain a high level of care and respect for, and communication with clients.
Work in a consistently professional manner at all times, which includes, but is not limited to, treating all residents, staff, guests, and volunteers with dignity and respect.
Travel locally.
Perform other duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school Diploma or GED.
NJ Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS)or National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS)
Individual in recovery for a minimum of three years, with a clean driving record.
Knowledge of the local community, cultural traditions and community-based agencies relevant to the client population.
Demonstrated proficiency in reading and writing.
Ability to establish trusting relationships with peers.
Computer proficiency.
Bilingual preferred, English/Spanish plus.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with

Should you are interested and qualified, please apply in confidence by filling online application form at :

Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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