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Peer Recovery Coach

Job Description

Why CARE: Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life. To learn more about CARE's programs and services, and employment opportunities, please visit our website www.careofsem.com.


As a premier employer of choice, our goal is to not only provide Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, but to also be a Recovery Oriented Employer that values lived experiences. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. CARE of Southeastern Michigan offers an exciting and innovative environment with dedicated, caring, and good natured professionals focused on creating healthier lives and communities for the individuals and families in which they serve. We welcome & encourage those from diverse communities, including those with bilingual proficiency to join our dynamic team.


Employment Perks:



  • Work Life Balance Y 37.50 Hour Work Week Y Relaxed Dress Code


  • 10 Paid Annual Holidays Y Competitive Benefits Y Flexible Work Hours (approval required)


  • We Value Lived Experience: Special Consideration During The Application Process



Peer Recovery Coach - Full & Part-time Openings
(full-time 37.50 weekly hours / part-time 30 weekly hours)


Applicants must be in long term recovery from a substance use disorder for at least four (4) or more years.


We have immediate openings on our Peer Recovery Team for passionate individuals who have successfully been in long term recovery from a substance use disorder for at least four (4) or more years. This position connects individuals to a larger community of care, provides peer support services, and delivers service in a short term setting by applying the screening brief intervention and referral to treatment model (SBIRT). Not all inclusive, duties include:


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Provide direct services to individuals as assigned.


  • Ensures compliance is adhered to accordance to the organization and funding source standards.


  • Demonstrates in practice there are multiple pathways to recovery.


  • Facilitate timely referral and placements from hospital to treatment/recovery support providers.


  • Educate, assist, and support family members, as requested.


  • Documents information for established metrics and outcomes as required.


  • Participates in ongoing recovery coach training, education and performance support.


  • Knowledgeable of national and local substance use and prevention statistics and demonstrates the ability to apply current trends to service delivery.



Education:



  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • One year experience as a peer coach


  • This position requires an individual to become certified as a Peer Recovery Mentor (CPRM) after hire. The certification process involves completing a development plan with the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP), participating in continuing education, and completing an examination. Individuals have a 2 year time period to complete this process. For more information about the process, please visit MCBAPs website: www.mcbap.com.




Company Description
Why CARE: Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life. To learn more about CARE's programs and services, and employment opportunities, please visit our website www.careofsem.com.
As a premier employer of choice, our goal is to not only provide Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, but to also be a Recovery Oriented Employer that values lived experiences. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. CARE of Southeastern Michigan offers an exciting and innovative environment with dedicated, caring, and good natured professionals focused on creating healthier lives and communities for the individuals and families in which they serve. We encourage those from diverse communities, including those with bilingual proficiency to join our dynamic team.



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