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Recovery Specialist (32 Hours)- Oasis

Company: Open Sky Community Services
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Salary: USD $19.30/Hr.Description and Responsibilities:Open Sky is seeking compassionate individuals who are looking for a great opportunity to grow a rewarding and meaningful career in human services. The Oasis program, located in Douglas, MA, is a 16-bed treatment program for adults who have both mental health and substance use disorders. Oasis is not a typical group home environment - our model is to support all paths to wellness and recovery including yoga, meditation, smart recovery, therapy animals, 12-step programs, and more.Recovery Specialists assist people with their recovery process as they live with substance addiction and mental health challenges. They help create a healing and supportive environment - an 'Oasis,' if you will. They support individuals through challenging times and personal crises by talking with them, helping them problem solve, being a compassionate support, and a person they can confide in. Although the treatment the residents receive is intensive, the environment is fairly stable. Additionally, because you will be preparing meals to share with the residents, free food is an added perk.This is 32 hour position with a schedule of Sunday-Wednesday 3p-11pMonitor the basic health and wellbeing of the individuals served and communicate with the nursing staff.Assist in completing assessments, treatment plans, and other required documentation in a timely manner.Provide transportation as needed.Prepare meals according to menu and share meal time with residents to build relationships.Ability to plan and facilitate activities, treatment groups, and outings.Qualifications:Per ratio requirements, this position must be filled by a male or non-binary candidate.High School Diploma or equivalent. Alternative education/experience in lieu of formal education will be considered.Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.Reliability, willingness to learn, and a compassion for those who are struggling.About Us:At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL.At Open Sky, you'll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today!Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training OpportunitiesGenerous paid time off plan - you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certificationsEligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness ProgramMedical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan403b Retirement Plan with Employer MatchLife Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)And more!Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled veteran status.IND123

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