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Recovery Specialist - COE House

Company: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
Location: Framingham
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARYEnsure the safety and security of the clients and the house during off hours in a recovery based program for women. Assist clients as needed.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise daily/nightly and weekend activities and clients.
  • Provide Case Management/counseling to individuals in crisis situations.
  • Supervise medication process and times.
  • Supervise client compliance with program rules.
  • Provide assistance in crisis intervention situations and refer clients as needed.
  • Provide safety for all clients by completing hourly safety checks throughout the shift.
  • Contribute to a supportive interpersonal atmosphere and collaborate with staff from COE and Serenity House.
  • Record and file necessary paperwork.
  • Conduct monthly fire drills.
  • Meet bi-weekly for supervision.
  • Must be able to drive the SMOC Program van to transport clients.
  • Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.
  • Attend & participate in team meetings as requested and communicate effectively with clients and staff in other areas.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as, SMOC policies & procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Understanding of the disease concept of addiction.
    • Knowledge of the 12 Step program
    • Understanding of mental health diagnosis
    • Strong verbal communication skills.
    • Understanding of Trauma.
    • If working 1st or 2nd shift, must have valid Drivers License and meet insurance standards.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Ability to drive a van for staff working 1st or 2nd shift.
      • Ability to climb stairs in a residential building.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP
        • Directly reports to Recovery Specialist Supervisor, or the Program Director
        • Direct reports of this position are none. WORKING CONDITIONSSome travel within the state using a company van will be required. This position is located in a residential program which is handicapped accessible. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Recovery Specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.Monday - Thursday Day Shift40 hours week

Keywords: South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Framingham , Recovery Specialist - COE House, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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