Full-Time Treatment Engagement Specialist/PRS

The Treatment Engagement Specialist/PRS will utilize expertise associated with addiction and recovery experience and become a resource to individuals and families.  They will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to re-engage individuals in treatment services, and to provide Peer Recovery Support services in residential programs.  They provide re-engagement support for individuals who have stopped complying with outpatient or residential treatment services, as well as assist individuals in identifying barriers (internal and external) to full participation in recommended treatment services.  They identify, develop and implement strategies to overcome these barriers and successfully re-engage individuals in treatment services, facilitate the individual’s reintroductions to services, assist individuals to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery and in developing their own plan for advancing their recovery.  They collect and maintain tracking data, submitting reports to Risk Quality Coordinator or COO monthly, including numbers served, numbers re-engaged and other related outcomes.  They also actively identify and support linkages to community resources that support the achievement of the individual’s goals and interests, maintains required professional licensure/certification, serves on Alumni Association Committee and participates in events.  Completes client charting and other required documentation in a timely, professional manner.  They may transport residents as necessary and assigned by supervisor, participates in agency and treatment team meetings and maintain contact by phone and/or email with recovering person after treatment completion to ensure their ongoing success to provide support in partnership with others in the agency or community if needed.

High School diploma/G.E.D, Certified Peer Recovery Supporter, Valid driver license Required

Background Check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay: $33,280.00 – $43,700.00 per year

 

Full-Time Peer Recovery Supporter

The Peer Recovery Supporter will serve as a role model, mentor, advocate and motivator to recovering individuals in order to help prevent relapse and promote long term recovery. Must have lived experience of substance use disorder or co-occurring mental health & substance use disorder and knowledge about Substance Use Disorders, the drug and alcohol treatment system, and community resources. It is required that the Peer Recovery supporter has an understanding of and a respect for each individual’s unique path to recovery. They are responsible for providing recovery education to individuals for every phase of the recovery journey from pre-recovery engagement, recovery initiation, recovery stabilization, and sustained recovery maintenance.  They provide a model for both people in recovery and staff by demonstrating that recovery is possible, and will assist individuals to identify their personal interests, goals, strengths and weaknesses regarding recovery. The Peer Recovery Supporter is key in assisting individuals in developing their own plan for advancing their recovery as well as assisting in expressing their voice, needs, goals and objectives. They will actively identify and support linkages to community resources (community of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self-help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the achievement of the individual’s goals and interests. Provide vision-driven hope and encouragement for opportunities at varying levels of involvement in community based activities.  Identify barriers t full participation in community resources and developing strategies to overcome those barriers.  Maintains professional standards of ethics and adheres to LGRC Code of Ethics, including client confidentiality. Completes client charting and other required documentation in a timely, professional & legible manner. Serves on Alumni Association Committee and participates in events.  May transport residents as necessary and assigned, and participates in agency and treatment team meetings as needed.  The Peer Recovery Supporter maintains contact by phone and/or email with recovering person after they leave the program to insure their ongoing success and to provide re-engagement support in partnership with others in the agency or community if needed.

High School diploma/G.E.D, Certified Peer Recovery Supporter, Valid driver license Required

Background Check and Alcohol and Drug Screen required.

Pay: $33,280.00 – $43,700.00 per year

 

 

Benefits: Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance, EAP

To apply, forward resume with cover letter to Wendy Dixon, Executive Assistant, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, 9083 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, Ohio 44060, FAX 440 205-2685. rstickle@lgrc.us  EOE