• Recovery Coach (2020-65)

    Posted: 09/10/2020

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    We are seeking a Recovery Coach who will assist individuals in understanding and accessing substance use disorder services.  The Recovery Coach will model competency in recovery and demonstrate on-going coping skills. 
     
    This position is part of a specialty mental health court to improve the response of individuals with a serious mental illness or with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder who have come into contact with the criminal justice system.   The mental health court is a team-based program led by the Honorable J. Joseph Rossi and consists of a program coordinator, both a prosecuting and defense attorney, a probation officer, two clinical liaisons, a recovery coach, a network of treatment providers, and circuit court personnel.  The team works together for the common goal of helping participants improve their mental health and general well-being, promote self-sufficiency, stabilize their lives and reduce/eliminate criminal behaviors.
     
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • 2 years relevant work experience, may include volunteer work
    • In stable recovery
    • Actively working in a recovery program (12 step, church/spiritual, or other recovery support group)
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation for job related use
    • Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders valued
    • Knowledge and skills sufficient for establishing effective relationships with consumers who have a substance use disorder, their families, and team members
    • Knowledge about substance use disorders as it pertains to recovery and crisis planning 
    • Basic computer skills
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Good problem-solving skills
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Preferred macro and micro systemic experience working and advocating in integrated healthcare.
    • Experience working with complex clients who experience both psychiatric and physical co-morbidities.
    • Working knowledge of health care integration concepts.
    • Knowledge of basic health and wellness strategies and/or lived experience with the management of a chronic physical health condition.
    We are committed to attracting a diverse and talented work force to meet the needs of our diverse community. Network180 offers an attractive benefit package including accrual of paid time off, medical, and retirement plan. 
     
    For a detailed job description, responsibilities and information on how to apply directly through our website, please visit www.network180.org.  Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Network180 participates in E-Verify. 

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