The Recovery Coach provides counseling and case management support to residents in order to increase their treatment engagement and help residents achieve and maintain their recovery goals. The Recovery Coach will also provide follow-up and after care to residents who have completed treatment to monitor their progress for one year.
Help residents achieve recovery goals through motivational interviewing and motivational enhancement techniques.
Conduct orientation with new residents and facilitate recovery education groups.
Work with residents to develop a recovery plan that addresses their comprehensive needs.
Assist residents in accessing community resources to meet their needs by providing case management services.
Enforce program and house rules, and screen personal belongings upon admission and subsequent entries into the building.
Administer drug tests including urinalysis and breathalyzers.
May be required to provide transportation for residents using an agency provided vehicle.
Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner according to agency policy including: communication logs, incident reports, drug screening forms and end of shift reports.
Facilitate resident interactions and de-escalate resident conflicts.
Answer phones monitor the front desk and help ensure the facility is clean and safe by performing safety checks and monitoring the residents while completing daily chores.
Monitor residents self-administer and refill medication.
Maintains professional competence by pursuing opportunities for continuous learning, attending continuing education offerings, and reading professional literature to develop new knowledge and skills.
Perform and participate in crisis intervention when necessary.
All other duties as assigned.
Must be able to walk up and down between two to four flights of stairs without assistance during course of an 8-hour shift.
Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift a maximum of 20lbs.
Must be able to squat, bend over, lift arms overhead, sit and stand repeatedly during shift.
Vision and hearing capability (with correction), to see possible intruders, unusual noises as well as close identification of possible tampering of written information for prescriptions.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Minimum High School Diploma and CADC required; Associate degree in addiction studies, psychology, sociology, social work or human services preferred.
Must be able to obtain Food and Sanitation License within 90 days of hire.
Minimum three (3) years of substance abuse, human services or case management experience and must have a working knowledge of addiction and recovery and understanding of the 12-step philosophy.
Maintenance of a valid Illinois driver’s license with no suspensions in effect in the previous three (3) years prior to hire.
Knowledge of word processing and basic computer functions; intermediate to advance level of computer skills required.
No history of child abuse or neglect.
Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
Must be available to work a flexible rotating shift that includes mornings, evenings, overnights, and weekends; and agree to work overtime based on the needs of the agency.
Additional Salary Information: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid vacation and sick time.