Peer Recovery Support Specialist - The Providence Center

Providence, RI

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 1100 Industry: Health & Human Services

Skills for Rhode Island' s Future is recruiting Peer Recovery Specialist for The Providence Center in Providence, RI.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.

JOB TITLE: Peer Recovery Specialist

RATE OF PAY:  $14 per hour

HOURS: Full-Time/Per Diem

A Peer Recovery Specialist is a trained individual who has lived experience with addiction to alcohol and/or other drugs, who provides one-to-one strengths-based support to peers in recovery, empowering them to make healthier choices on a day-to-day basis. Anchor Recovery Community Centers are supportive environments located in the heart of the community for people in all stages of recovery. You will find people who have changed their lives and want to help others find a new way of living through meaningful relationships, health and wellness activities, social events and a sense of community.

Key Responsibilities:
  •   Meet with recoveries to build a trusting peer-based relationship.
  • Provide onsite recovery services in both group and individual sessions, including risk assessment and goal setting.
  • Advocate for the needs of each individual.
  • Caseload management including all necessary documentation.
  • Participate as an active member of the team and contribute towards the daily operations of the center.
  • Provide Recovery Coach services to members at Butler hospital as needed.

Successful candidates will have:
  • Must demonstrate an understanding and belief in the recovery process and Recovery Oriented Systems of Care model.
  • Must be computer literate with experience in Excel.
  • High school diploma or GED, Associates/Bachelor' s degree a plus.
  • Valid driver' s license and vehicle.
  • Certificate or willingness to work towards becoming a State Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.
  • 2 years of continuous recovery time.

HOW TO APPLY   

For more information, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and The Providence Center will make the final hiring decisions. 

WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS RI

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills RI’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Bonnie Heroux


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