Reports To: Manager of Anchor Recovery Community Center
SUMMARY: The Peer Recovery Support Specialist works with people who participate in Anchor Recovery Community Center services, providing individual and group recovery coaching, and helping with activities. This staff member is responsible to help maintain a positive community environment, in which Anchor members are able to develop recovery capital and learn about the recovery process. 8:30am-4:30pm,Full-time, 37.5 hours. Tuesday through Saturday.
* Candidate must have addiction recovery experience
* Minimum of 2 years continuous recovery time
* Positive communication skills
* Must be 21 years of age or older
* Computer literate with Word and Excel
* Attend all trainings as assigned and maintain annual trainings as per TPC policy.
* Additional duties and/or services as assigned.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
* Candidate must demonstrate an understanding and belief in the recovery process
* Must be a person with lived recovery experience, with minimum 2 years of continuous recovery
* Must be 21 years old or older
Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree or higher preferred. High School diploma or GED required. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: MUST have a valid drivers license, registration and proper auto insurance. (Provide a copy to your manager).
Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and some case management techniques required. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the parent is required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.