Peer Recovery Consultant

Summary:

As a member of The Center for Recovery Families’ relapse and renewal team, the Peer Recovery Consultant provides support, education and coaching to clients as assigned. The primary role of The Peer Recovery Consultant is to help clients in all phases of recovery to integrate their recovery with their daily life; and to identify and address their basic needs, such as employment and medical care. A person in this position is responsive to client needs as they arise and will meet clients as needed and in the community (home, coffee shop etc.). The Peer Recovery Consultant also provides the team with insight and feedback on the client’s progress through services.

Responsibilities:                             

  • Maintains appropriate professional standards and provides appropriate follow
  • Responds to calls/requests for relapse support and services as instructed
  • Mentors and provides Recovery-Based coaching for clients who are at risk of relapsing, recovering from a relapse, as well as those entering treatment
  • Teaches clients about managing their mental and physical health
  • Conducts education classes aimed at teaching participants about relapse and recovery
  • Facilitates a closed twelve-step meeting
  • Works closely with the assessing clinician and therapist to engage clients in appropriate services and resources and assist with coordination of care
  • Completes all tracking and reporting requirements for health records and outcome evaluation

Qualifications:

  • Engaging
  • Exhibits a passion for recovery
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills
  • Respectful of all people regardless of their current situation or history
  • A spirit of cooperation
  • Ability to empower others
  • Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years in recovery from alcohol and/or drugs
  • Experience providing mentorship and/or coaching a plus
  • Experience with identifying and connecting people with community resources
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel

Education and Training:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services preferred
  • Training in Motivational Interviewing, Peer Support Services or Coaching a plus

Valid and Current Automobile insurance required for all vehicles driven for work purposes

Email resume to hrdept@councilonrecovery.org or fax to 281-200-9341