Recovery Support Specialist - UnityPlace
Full-Time 32 hours/week, Benefitted
1st, 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities available
Recovery Support Specialist works with the treatment team to ensure complete coordination of the client’s treatment from admission through discharge. Position exists to provide clinical support to team and external/internal customers and to help ensure the security of consumers and physical plant.
About UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace:
UnityPoint Health - UnityPlace is proud to offer the most comprehensive addiction and mental health services in the Peoria, Illinois region to you and your family. UnityPlace was formed by the joining of UnityPoint Health®, Human Service Center and Tazwood Center for Wellness in April of 2019. UnityPlace is a new non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the growing behavioral health care needs of the community. Our compassionate and committed treatment team is comprised of many experts from psychiatry and addiction medicine.
Our goal is to deliver comprehensive behavioral healthcare to optimize the patient's well-being. It is our privilege to partner with our patients on their journey of healing.
As a member of the UnityPlace Team, our team members are eligible for a benefits package including:
Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!
Why UnityPoint Health?
Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.
PROVIDES CLINICALLY SUPPORTIVE SERVICES AS REQUIRED BY PROGRAM
ENSURES CLIENTS RECEIVE COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES.
· Assures that all consumers receive strength-based ongoing consumer services for behavioral health needs based on the consumer’s goals.
· Encourages/assist individuals served to develop their own recovery plan based on evidence-based practices.
· Follows the CRSS code of ethics when providing support services to individuals served.
· Shares their recovery story in order to demonstrate how skills, strengths, supports and resources direct their own recovery process.
· Identifies available support systems to meet the needs of each individual that is served.
PROVIDES TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO CLIENTS FOR OFF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES.
MAINTAINS EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK STYLE WITH CO-WORKERS AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Bachelor’s level degree or higher in social work, counseling, human services related field.
Preferred CADC certification within 2 years.
Experience in working with clients who suffer from addiction, behavioral health, or related field.
Life experience with addiction, behavioral health, or related field
CRSS certification within 1 year from hire date (or 2000 hours worked)
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
CPR certification upon hire or will receive such within the first 90 days probationary period.
Required English Skills
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Must have control over personal use of all mood-altering chemicals and behaviors.
If recovering from an addiction, must currently have a minimum of 2 years of uninterrupted recovery.
Able to work sensitively with consumers.
Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to a wide range of client situations.
Able to accurately collect and assess information, understand ethical standards of behavioral healthcare, and utilize teaching/learning theories.