Substance Use Disorder Recovery Coach

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by District 19 Community Services Board

Surry, VA 23883
Health Care
Immediate Start
$14.6 - $14.6 Hourly
Temporary

District 19 Community Services Board Surry and Sussex Clinics, are offering a great opportunity for a part time recovery counselor for the Substance Use program.

Essential job duties include ensuring that treatment and recovery support services are fully integrated as part of consumers care; conduct screenings, orientations, intake/assessments; co-facilitating groups; document service delivery and treatment of care; provide pre-treatment, motivational and supportive counseling, life skills training, telephonic aftercare; coordinate and link consumers to community resources, and collaborate with recovery community organizations. Incumbent will adhere to agency confidentiality policies and procedures, maintain professional boundaries, and be able to work with various organizations and agencies.

Requirements: (Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):

Successful applicant must have either: a Bachelor's degree in Human Services related field with at least five years of continuous sobriety, an Associate's degree in Human Services related field with seven years of continuous sobriety, or a High School Diploma or equivalent with 10 years of continuous sobriety and a certificate in peer training or recovery.

CSAC or CSAC-A required.

The successful applicant must also be actively engaged or connected in the recovery community; have experience in writing recovery plans; have excellent verbal and written skills; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, be able to work with a diverse population, be able to multi-task and perform work task in a harmonious and effective manner.

Knowledge of mental health/co-occurring behaviors and experience in diagnosing substance use disorders and familiarity with the tri-city recovery community is preferred.

Knowledge of electronic health records also preferred.

Preferred Qualifications/Other Relevant Job Information:

Knowledge of mental health/co-occurring behaviors and experience in diagnosing substance use disorders and familiarity with the tri-city recovery community is preferred.

Position is hourly, with no benefits. Hourly rate starts at $14.56.

Starting salary for new employees will be based on the prospective employee's knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the position's duties. Current or most recent verified salary will also be taken into consideration prior to making an offer of employment. Starting salaries for new employees will be based on the availability of funding within the current budget.

Position requires pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening, to include a driver's license report if applicable.

District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Reference: 600496125

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