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PRO.A / JOBS Recovery Coach; Project HOME – Philadelphia, PA

Recovery Coach; Project HOME – Philadelphia, PA

Post Date: 1/17/18
Type of Position: Peer Services
Title:ツRecovery Coach
Qualifications:

  • Certified Peer Specialist or Certified Recovery Specialist, with lived experience with a Substance Use Disorder and now in recovery
  • One year of work experience with persons with Substance Use Disorders
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Word and Outlook and electronic charting databases
  • Preferred Qualifications – Associates Degree in a related field

Description:ツTheツRecovery Coachツwill facilitate one group meeting per week on topics related to addiction and recovery. Recovery coach will meet with individual residents on a one-on-one basis to discuss individual struggles and discuss ways to cope with daily life stressors and overcome barriers to recovery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with residents currently in recovery in group setting to strengthen, empower and encourage them to become leaders. Utilize time in group setting to discuss struggles with reaching recovery.
  • Supports and teaches recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness.
  • Meet with residents who have recently relapsed or are struggling in addiction to find the right path to recovery. Provide encouragement, support and resources to those struggling with addiction.
  • Meet residents where they are at in order to build relationships and trust with residents.
  • Conducts drug screens with residents.
  • Reviews progress from previous encounter upon each new encounter with resident.
  • Provide respectful, structured, confidential, and non-judgmental, space for residents to discuss struggles with addiction and issues related to addiction.
  • Develop Recovery Plans and Goals with each resident to provide structure and goal oriented behavior with resident, in particular related to employment and education.
  • Support residents in becoming self-sufficient by acknowledging strengths and areas for development.
  • Attend trainings to stay current and abreast of changing trends in the recovery world.
  • Support and assists participant when necessary, with appointments and recovery oriented activities, including accessing treatment.
  • Document services in electronic database.

Contact Information:ツFor more information, please contact Program Manager Alexis Pugh atツalexispugh@projecthome.orgツor 215-232-7272 x 3051.