UnityPoint Health

Recovery Support Specialist - UnityPlace

Requisition ID
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
Shared Services - HSC
Scheduled Hours/Shift
1st, some weekends
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Recovery Support Specialist

Brighter Days Ahead Recovery Center

Full Time, Benefitted

1st Shift, with some weekends


Position exists to use own recovery experience to provide support to the recovery of others and to help improve the human service system.


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:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement
  • Paid Time Off

Additional benefits are available, apply today to discuss our full benefits package!


Will assist recovery center members with referrals and linkage to obtain employment, food, clothing, safe housing, disability benefits, medical care, skilled clinical services and teaching the skills to meet their basic needs as part of their recovery. Will assess each situation, intervene, assist and refer in a manner which supports an individual's self-directed plan of recovery.Will maintain a thorough knowledge of community resources, maintain awareness of crises and assist with necessary precautions, and maintain awareness of activities, safety and security within and around the facility. Will effectively facilitate groups/classes that pertain to recovery using role plays and practicing skills.


Minimum High School diploma or GED. Requires individual to be actively involved with own mental health recovery plan and have developed a recovery story willing to share in appropriate situations. Must be able to work in a team environment; Must have knowledge of cognitive deficits and their impact on behavior. Must have basic knowledge of Must complete Peer Academy within 6 months and test for CRSS after completing 2000 work hours.


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