Job PositionBi-Lingual Recovery Coach
Bi-Lingual Recovery Coach
Job ID: #575
Program: Recovery Project
Location: Fall River, MA
SUMMARY: The Recovery Coach works as an integral part of the Program Team. The Recovery Coach will perform, but is not limited to, the following duties: administration of program record keeping including billing, conducting interviews, enrollments, developing, implementing and monitoring individualized recovery plans, and advocacy. This position may require a flexible schedule including 1st and 2nd shifts. The agency has the right to change shifts based on the needs of the organization.
- Participate in developing and implementing community activities that support and promote recovery.
- Demonstrate competency in relapse prevention strategies.
- Provide consumer orientation services and requirements.
- Conduct confidential, quality supports that are gender and culturally responsive and trauma informed.
- Assist with the Development of individualized recovery plan with each assigned recoveree using collaborative information from all sources to develop short and long-term goals.
- Meet, collaborate, coordinate support services and attend appointments with recoverees for probation, parole, employment and educational agencies, Department of Children and Families (DCF), human services providers, medical and primary care, clinical mental/behavioral health, family support, etc.
- Perform outreach and engagement in a variety of settings.
- Link recoverees to services provided by community-based organizations such as peer support groups, legal services, nutritional counseling, and HIV rapid retesting and Hepatitis B and C testing.
- Provide recoveree education in finances, housing stability, behavioral and primary health, life skills and all aspects of addiction and related life domains.
- Provide crisis intervention by assessing severity of the episode, de-escalating the recoveree, referring to emergency response team as needed, and developing a safety plan to assist in resolving the crisis.
- Exemplify recovery principles and set an example that recovery is attainable.
- Ability to climb three flights of stairs to visit consumers in the community.
- Ability to respond to emergency situations by placing calls to Fire, Rescue, Police, and Medical, etc.
The Recovery Coach must perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge/skill and/or ability required.
- High School or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred.
- Requires certification (CARC) as a Recovery Coach, understand, and support the Recovery Coach Model.
- Lived experience with substance abuse disorder with a sustained recovery is required.
- Good working knowledge of computers, electronic health records and data collection.
- Requires valid driver’s license due to business-related travel at least 50% of the time.