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Recovery Specialist

Company: Centerstone
Location: Alton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

*\*\*\* SIGN ON BONUS\*\*\**Centerstone is among the nation's leading nonprofit behavioral health systems with thousands of employees dedicated to delivering care that changes people's lives. A dynamic, well-established organization, we offer rewarding opportunities to serve all ages in a variety of settings. Come talk to us about joining the Centerstone team!*Job Description: *Are you passionate about working with individuals in substance use recovery? Do you or a close family member have their own substance use recovery journey? Centerstone is hiring a Peer Recovery Specialist to work on the Youth and Family program. Centerstone values the opportunity for clients to work with professionals who have their own recovery history who can provide a more relatable level of support.Peer Recovery Specialist:--- Facilitate group and individual support sessions--- Assist the program team in identifying/retaining resources as needed--- Provide support and resource linkage in the community--- Assess client needs and barriers to attending services--- Refer clients to services as necessary--- Attends weekly clinical staffing and team meetings--- Provide transportation assistance to link clients to services and resourcesJob Qualifications:--- Bachelor's Degree in a human service related field or an Associate's Degree with two years of related experience--- CRSS certification within 2 years of employment--- Valid driver's license and safe driving history*Summary of Responsibility*In keeping with the Mission/Vision/Values of Centerstone, a Recovery Specialist provides peer support services, provides information, education and support for clients, promotes wellness, recovery and skill building to sustain better health. Provides prevention training for managing stress and problems, making healthy life style choices, recognizing and responding to relapse, managing crisis and achieving and sustaining recovery. Assists clients with personal recovery goals, helps clients develop natural support systems, and coaches clients to advocate for themselves within their healthcare systems. Implements evidence-informed wellness interventions. A Recovery Specialist works both autonomously and under the direction of assigned supervisory staff when performing job tasks/providing services. As part of Centerstone's team-oriented philosophy, a Recovery Specialist is expected to actively participate in variety of cross-functional teams and performance improvement initiatives.*Time Type: *Full timeDelivering care that changes people's lives starts with our employees. Below are just some of the great benefits Centerstone employees enjoy:* Medical, dental, and vision health coverage* Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts* 403b retirement plan with company match* Paid time off and ten paid holidays* AD&D Insurance, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability (company paid)* Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion employee resource groups* Continuing education opportunities* Employee Assistance Program_Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at Centerstone is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Centerstone does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law._At Centerstone, we use our values as a guide for what we do. Respect, Expertise, Integrity and Empowerment are at the heart of every interaction at Centerstone, and particularly rooted in our beliefs toward diversity and inclusion.Our approach to diversity is simpleā€”it's about embracing everyone. Together, we continue to develop an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our employees. It powers our innovation and connects us closer to each other, to our clients and the communities we serve. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the growing world around us, and where everyone feels empowered, safe and welcomed.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $17.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusEducation:* Associate (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Centerstone, Springfield , Recovery Specialist, Other , Alton, Illinois

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