Peer Recovery House Manager
Minnesota CarePartner Saint Paul, MN
- Posted: over a month ago
At Minnesota CarePartner, we treat co-occurring disorders through the lens of social justice. We believe that for many, chronic social INjustice fuels the cycle of illness, addiction and pain.
Come and work for a company that is at the forefront of social justice, with a commitment to addressing racial and socioeconomic disparities in behavioral healthcare. We are on a mission to provide marginalized individuals and families with excellent clinical care, and close the gap between the "haves and have-nots."
Roots Recovery, an innovative co-occurring disorders treatment program in the heart of the Twin Cities, is seeking Peer Recovery Specialists to work with adult and adolescent clients in our outpatient recovery center, and on our access and outreach team, RootsREACH. If you're passionate about sharing your recovery message and helping others find wellness, you'll want to be a part of the ROOTS recovery movement!
Job Title: Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Reports To: Clinical Supervisor/Treatment Director
Job Status: Part-time or Full Time
Job Location: Community, in-home and office
The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist is a fully integrated member of the 245G clinical team who provides individualized and group services in the community and promotes client self-determination and decision making. This position is a unique opportunity to provide in-home support to up to 5 male-identified clients who attend outpatient treatment at Roots Recovery. Peer Recovery Specialists also provide essential expertise and consultation to the entire team to promote a culture in which each person's point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation, and community self-help activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Residence provided at our sober home located in St Paul, MN
- Monitor the comings and goings of residents
- Provide oversight of household chores and duties
- Administer drug screenings and room inspections as needed
- Crisis management and de-escalation as needed
- Assists clients with assessing their unique strengths and abilities
- Helps clients with identifying, developing, and working towards recovery goals
- Assists peers with developing self-advocacy skills
- Helps clients identify and access appropriate professional resources
- Acts as a community liaison
- Provides education for team members regarding the recovery process
- Assists in implementing and developing treatment goal plans
- Sits in case management meetings
- Provides care that is culturally responsive and is aligned with anti-racism principles
- Serves as a link to community resources, teaches and models clients self-advocacy, and acts as a community liaison/educator
- Reports significant/major incidents or accidents
- Adheres to data privacy practices/HIPAA
- Writes progress notes, and assists in summaries and discharges
- Provides objective verbal and written critical incident analysis
- Receives one hour of weekly supervision by a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to pass a DHS background study conducted by the Office of Inspector General
- Demonstrate freedom from substance use-related problems for one year preceding hire and sign a statement attesting to that fact.
- Have a GED or high school diploma
- Have experience providing peer recovery support to individuals recovering from substance use disorder
- Certification as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist by an approved state credentialing board.
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