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Recovery Specialist - Connections

Company: Behavior Health Network
Location: Greenfield
Posted on: June 10, 2021

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Apply your experience working with individuals on the road to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction at BHN!

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Recovery Specialist for Connections, a new BHN program located in Greenfield MA!

Recovery Specialists support the growth, independence, and safety of the individuals served, providing guidance and direct counseling as needed and acting as a role model to others. In addition to individually assigned responsibilities, such as room checks, house laundry, etc., they may facilitate diverse client groups depending on experience. Supervisors are available on site or through on-call system to assist with crisis situations in program. Recovery Specialists complete program specific forms, documentation, and progress in a timely and thorough manner. Recovery Specialists may need to go to pharmacy to pick up medication Recovery Specialist will report any program-specific safety and maintenance concerns. They attend and participate in staff meetings, in-services, and other mandatory trainings. Personal and/or professional knowledge associated with incarceration and recovery from substance miss use a plus.

Connections is a 32-bed co-ed program that provides residential rehabilitation services as an alternative to incarceration to adults 18 years or older who are involved in the justice system and struggling with issues related to addiction.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

Recovery Specialists at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Commitment to client empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration. (required)
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (required).
  • Valid Driver's License (required).
  • In successful recovery for two or more years, if applicable (required).

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Keywords: Behavior Health Network, Springfield , Recovery Specialist - Connections, Other , Greenfield, Massachusetts

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