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Certified Recovery Specialist

Company: Stairways Behavioral Health
Location: Erie
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for providing support and guidance to individuals struggling with addiction issues or co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues. The position will provide outreach, mentoring, and peer support at all stages of the recovery process. The position includes face to face contact both individually and in groups; assisting individuals in developing a recovery plan and achieving objectives; assisting individuals in selecting services and/or program offerings that will be useful in achieving their recovery goals; offering support and mentoring as needed in the implementation of the recovery plan; and, exploring, securing and utilizing each client's support network and/or community resources.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Must have a minimum of three years in recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs and have a strong recovery program that includes natural supports.
  3. Must be eligible for Recovery Specialist certification through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in reading, writing and use of a personal computer
  5. Commitment to consumer choice and empowerment.
  6. Ability to explain expertise in recovery.
  7. Good interpersonal skills so as to effectively relate to peers and supervisors.
  8. Must have working knowledge of the drug and alcohol systems and community supports
  9. Must be free of illicit drug use and maintain and promote a clean, sober lifestyle.
  10. Act 31/33/34 Clearances and FBI Criminal Background Check.
  11. Valid driver's license with access to a vehicle during scheduled work hours.

Keywords: Stairways Behavioral Health, Erie , Certified Recovery Specialist, Other , Erie, Pennsylvania

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